Posts Categorized: Brain Canada Foundation

Alzheimer’s Association International Research Grant Program – Application

Through its International Research Grant Program, Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ) aims to fund investigations that advance our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, help identify new treatment strategies, provide information to improve care for people with dementia, and further our knowledge of brain health and disease prevention. As ALZ’s funding initiatives have grown and matured, grant categories have expanded… Read more »

Alzheimer’s Association International Research Grant Program – LOI

Through its International Research Grant Program, Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ) aims to fund investigations that advance our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, help identify new treatment strategies, provide information to improve care for people with dementia, and further our knowledge of brain health and disease prevention. As ALZ’s funding initiatives have grown and matured, grant categories have expanded… Read more »

JDRF Canada – Brain Canada Addressing Mental Health in Type 1 Diabetes Team Grants – Application

JDRF Canada and Brain Canada are pleased to announce the JDRF Canada – Brain Canada Addressing Mental Health in Type 1 Diabetes Team Grants, an upcoming funding opportunity for Canadian researchers that aims to address mental health concerns in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Milestone                                                                  Date      … Read more »

Brain Canada-WBHI Expansion Grants: Considering Sex and Gender Program – Registration

REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO JULY 13TH   Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) and Brain Canada have joined forces to launch the first ever Brain Canada-WBHI Expansion Grants: Considering Sex and Gender Program, a new initiative to support the implementation or continuation of sex and gender considerations for research. Eligible projects include those that (1) have been previously funded by Brain Canada or WBHI, (2) have a grant end date in 2019… Read more »

2021 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship – Application

The Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship has been created in memory of neuroscientist Dr. Hubert van Tol. It is open to all doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows performing research as part of a Brain Canada grant. The travel fellowshipis funded by the generous support of the Seger-van Tol family and Brain Canada.The student or… Read more »

Brain Canada-WBHI Expansion Grants: Considering Sex and Gender Program – Application

BY INVITATION ONLY Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) and Brain Canada have joined forces to launch the first ever Brain Canada-WBHI Expansion Grants: Considering Sex and Gender Program, a new initiative to support the implementation or continuation of sex and gender considerations for research. Eligible projects include those that (1) have been previously funded by Brain Canada or WBHI, (2) have a grant end date in 2019 or later and… Read more »

ALS Canada-Brain Canada Discovery Grants Program 2021

Together, Brain Canada and the ALS Society of Canada are excited to announce the continuation of their much-valued partnership with a $1-million Discovery Grants competition – launching today! Since 2014, ALS Canada’s partnership with Brain Canada has resulted in more than $23 million being invested in leading-edge ALS research that has helped further the study of the disease. The Discovery Grant Program is designed to fuel the innovation that… Read more »

Advancing Research on Care and Outcome Measurement (ARCOM) – Full Application

Leveraging an Interdisciplinary Consortium to Improve Care and Outcomes for Persons living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia (LINC-AD)is a five-year consortium funded by the National Institutes of Health(NIH) that is undertaking a series of high-impact activities to usher in the next phase of psychosocial research in Alzheimer’s disease and all other dementia. Recognizing the importance of… Read more »

Advancing Research on Care and Outcome Measurement (ARCOM) – LOI

Leveraging an Interdisciplinary Consortium to Improve Care and Outcomes for Persons living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia (LINC-AD)is a five-year consortium funded by the National Institutes of Health(NIH) that is undertaking a series of high-impact activities to usher in the next phase of psychosocial research in Alzheimer’s disease and all other dementia. Recognizing the importance of… Read more »

Quantum Leap: New pharma-led funding program for Canadian drug discovery research – Request for Proposals/Application

Information Session Join us on April 28, 2021 from 12 – 1 p.m. EST. to learn more about the Quantum Leap pharma-led funding program for drug discovery research.    REGISTER *********************************************************************************************************** Together with the Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery (CQDM), Brain Canada is pleased to share an upcoming funding opportunity for Canadian researchers. CQDM’s Quantum Leap… Read more »

Heart-Brain Connection IMPACT Award – Registration

Brain Canada and Heart & Stroke are pleased to officially launch the Heart-Brain Connection IMPACT Award, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, integrative research competition that will investigate the complex interactions between the heart and the brain by leveraging the power of collaboration and innovation in Canada’s research community. This new funding opportunity will bring together researchers across… Read more »

Heart Brain Connection IMPACT Award – LOI

Brain Canada and Heart & Stroke are pleased to officially launch the Heart-Brain Connection IMPACT Award, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, integrative research competition that will investigate the complex interactions between the heart and the brain by leveraging the power of collaboration and innovation in Canada’s research community. This new funding opportunity will bring together researchers across… Read more »

Heart-Brain Connection IMPACT Award – Application

Brain Canada and Heart & Stroke are pleased to officially launch the Heart-Brain Connection IMPACT Award, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, integrative research competition that will investigate the complex interactions between the heart and the brain by leveraging the power of collaboration and innovation in Canada’s research community. This new funding opportunity will bring together researchers across… Read more »

Bell let’s Talk – Brain Canada Mental Health Research Program – Application

By INVITATION ONLY. Brain Canada is pleased to be partnering with Bell Let’s Talk to launch the Bell Let’s Talk-Brain Canada Mental Health Research Program, a new funding opportunity to support novel and transformative research that will accelerate the integration of emerging scientific knowledge into developing and improving mental health care. The ultimate goal is… Read more »

Bell Let’s Talk – Brain Canada Mental Health Research Program – LOI

Brain Canada is pleased to be partnering with Bell Let’s Talk to launch the Bell Let’s Talk-Brain Canada Mental Health Research Program, a new funding opportunity to support novel and transformative research that will accelerate the integration of emerging scientific knowledge into developing and improving mental health care. The ultimate goal is the development of… Read more »

2020 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Grants Program – LOI

The Brain Canada Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Grants Program. This program aims to be transformative at a time when it is well recognized that there is a significant funding gap to support and retain our brightest early-career investigators, who are well positioned to make major… Read more »

CCS/CIHR/BC SPARK GRANTS: NOVEL TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN CANCER PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION – Registration

Program Launch: Mid-July 2020 Registration due date: August 28, 2020 Full application due date: October 16, 2020 Results announcement: January 8, 2021 Anticipated funding start date: January 15, 2021 __________________________________________________________________________________ The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Cancer Research (CIHR-ICR), and Brain Canada Foundation (BC or Brain Canada)… Read more »

ALS Canada-Brain Canada Discovery Grants Program 2020

The 2020 Discovery Grants Program encompasses applications previously designated as Project Grants. The purpose of the program is to invest in the best possible projects that are i) novel or innovative research approaches, supported by sound rationale and a feasible experimental plan, but not necessarily preliminary data, ii) focused on identifying causes of, or treatments for ALS… Read more »

CCS/CIHR/BC SPARK GRANTS: NOVEL TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN CANCER PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION – Full Application

Program Launch: Mid-July 2020 Registration due date: August 28, 2020 Full application due date: October 16, 2020 Results announcement: January 8, 2021 Anticipated funding start date: January 15, 2021 __________________________________________________________________________________ The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Cancer Research (CIHR-ICR), and Brain Canada Foundation (BC or Brain Canada)… Read more »

2019 Platform Support Grants (PSG) – Full Application

The Brain Canada Foundation has identified support for operations and maintenance of research platforms as a gap in the neuroscience research funding environment and aims to continue addressing this critical issue through the 2019 Platform Support Grants (PSG) competition. Research platforms are important enablers of capacity building and a cost-effective means of accessing cutting-edge equipment,… Read more »

2019 Platform Support Grants (PSG) – Registration

The Brain Canada Foundation has identified support for operations and maintenance of research platforms as a gap in the neuroscience research funding environment and aims to continue addressing this critical issue through the 2019 Platform Support Grants (PSG) competition. Research platforms are important enablers of capacity building and a cost-effective means of accessing cutting-edge equipment,… Read more »

2019 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research – Full Application

The Brain Canada Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Grants Program. This program aims to be transformative at a time when it is well recognized that there is a significant funding gap to support and retain our brightest early-career investigators, who are well positioned to… Read more »

2019 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Grants Program – LOI

The 2019 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Grants Program aims to be transformative at a time when it is well recognized that there is a significant funding gap to support and retain our brightest early-career investigators, who are well positioned to make major contributions to Canadian brain research. This competition is open to all… Read more »

Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal Cord Injury and Concussion Research

Brain Canada Foundation and the Barbara Turnbull Foundation for Spinal Cord Research are excited to announce the launch of a new competition, the Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal Cord Injury and Concussion Research.   Briefly, this award aims to recognize an outstanding publication by a Canadian researcher in the field of spinal cord and brain injury research… Read more »

ALS Canada – Brain Canada Trainee Program 2018

The vision of ALS Canada is to achieve “a future without ALS”, and the vision of Brain Canada is “To understand the brain, in health and illness, to improve lives and achieve societal impact”. Both partners have a strong belief that it is crucial that promising young investigators are nurtured in the early stages of… Read more »

Early-Career Capacity Building Grants

Brain Canada Foundation and the Azrieli Foundation are excited to announce a new open call for funding, the Early-Career Capacity Building Grants. Briefly, this program is targeting Early-Career Researchers within 3 years of their first research or university appointment at a Canadian Institution (as of the application deadline) and would provide up to $100K total over… Read more »