Category: Announcements

Funding Opportunity – BrightFocus Foundation: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program

  The BrightFocus Foundation is inviting submissions to the Alzheimer’s Disease Research (ADR) program.   Grant Type: Standard Award Postdoctoral Fellowship Award   Amount: $300,000 $100,000 Duration: 3 years 2 years Deadline: October 13, 2015 October 13, 2015 Who should apply: researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but may need to…

Funding Opportunity – CIHR Catalyst Grant: COEN Initiative

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is accepting applications for the following program: Catalyst Grant: COEN Initiative (Pathfinder). The CIHR is part of an eight member, international group of research funding organizations collectively known as the Network of Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (COEN). Six of the eight COEN members have put forward a call…

A successful AAIC 2015: CCNA Key Take-Aways

This year’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), held in Washington, D.C., was a wonderful opportunity for CCNA representatives to showcase their work, including sharing new knowledge in dementia research, collaborating with international colleagues, and presenting discoveries to advance the field, some of which were even picked up by the press. Supporting collaboration, the first “Canadian…