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 and Parkinson’s.

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Weston Brain Institute announces awardees of more than $30 million in grants to fight brain diseases of aging

The Weston Brain Institute recently allocated $30m to Canadian researchers to accelerate translational research on neurodegenerative diseases of aging, bringing us to $47m committed...


Program Updates to Transformational Research 2017 and Canada: Rapid Response 2017

The Institute is pleased to announce updates to select open and upcoming Canadian funding opportunities: Transformational Research 2017: The deadline has been extended to...


$1.7 Million Awarded to Dr. Zahra Moussavi for Clinical Trial of rTMS for Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Zahra Moussavi, the Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba, is receiving $1,737,960 from...

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