Alzheimer's Association - Grant Competition

Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

New Grant Competition to support fresh ideas in Alzheimer's research.

The following competitions are available:

Research Grant
The objective of the Research Grant is to provide funding for innovative ideas that will develop preliminary or pilot data, to test procedures and to develop hypotheses. Investigators who are less than 15 years past their doctoral or medical degree, or investigators that are new to Alzheimer’s and related dementia field of research are eligible. (review http://www.alz.org/research/downloads/AARG-D.pdf)

Research Grant to Promote Diversity
The objective of the Research Grant to Promote Diversity is to 1) support investigators who are currently under-represented at academic institutions in Alzheimer’s or related dementias research, 2) increase the number of highly trained investigators from diverse backgrounds whose basic, clinical and social/behavioral research interests are grounded in the advanced methods and experimental approaches needed to solve problems related to Alzheimer’s and related dementias, in general and in health disparities populations. (review http://www.alz.org/research/downloads/AARG-D.pdf)

Value:
Research Grant: $150,000 for up to 3 years
Research Grant to Promote Diversity: $150,000 for up to 3 years

Application process:
The Alzheimer`s Association deadline is May 10, 2016.

ROADS contact:
Miky (Mihaela) Dumitrescu, Senior Advisor, at dumitrm@mcmaster.ca or extension 21548

Website: http://www.alz.org/research/alzheimers_grants/types_of_grants.asp