About the Weston Brain Institute

The Weston Brain Institute is a Canadian granting agency which directly supports world-class neuroscience research. Using an innovative, collaborative granting process the Weston Brain Institute aims to accelerate breakthrough discoveries for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases of aging including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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MEchanisms of cellular death in NeuroDegeneration (MEND)

The Weston Brain Institute has joined forces with the Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Research UK to launch a new global initiative called MEND.  With...


Weston Brain Institute in the National Post

Check out the December 13, 2014 National Post insert for a list of our year to date grantees and an article on the Weston Brain Institute as part...


Weston Brain Institute Press Coverage

Check out some of our online and international coverage following the Weston Brain Institute launch. Thank you for the amazing support! The Globe and Mail –...

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