Weston Brain Institute - Transformational Research (Alzheimer's and Related Diseases)

Funding for transformative, novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects on neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Applications in this round must relate to one of the following disease(s): PD, PSP, DLB, MSA, AD, FTD, MCI, and vascular contributions and prodromes to the listed diseases.

Funding Available: $200,000 to $1,500,000 over up to 3 years.


No preliminary data is required; instead it can be collected as an initial milestone with well defined, quantifiable go/no-go criteria. The structure of the project and budget should match the quality of the preliminary data.

Project Eligibility: Project must involve the development of either a therapeutic, a tool, select complementary approaches, or a combination of the above to help accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Please see the Requests for Applications for Parkinson’s Disease & Related Disorders or Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases, or visit our website for more information.


Program Information Webinar:

February 27, 2019 at 1pm EST (Register here)

LOI deadline:

April 1, 2019 at 2:00pm EDT

Proposal deadline:

July 30, 2019 at 2:00pm EDT

Anticipated award notification:

October 2019

Agency Name: 
Weston Brain Institute
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
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Funding Available: $200,000 to $1,500,000 over up to 3 years.
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External Deadline: 
Monday, April 1, 2019
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