About the Weston Brain Institute

The Weston Brain Institute supports world-class neuroscience research. Using an innovative, collaborative funding 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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Updated Tools Definition

Please note the Institute has updated its definition of tool. The updated definition is as follows: Tool: An item that accelerates development of therapeutics,...


Canada: ALS 2016 has launched!

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder characterized by rapid and progressive degeneration of upper and lower motor neurons, resulting in paralysis...


Canada: Rapid Response 2016 has launched!

The Weston Brain Institute is delighted to launch our Canada: Rapid Response 2016 program to provide seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research....

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