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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U of T Researchers Offer New Hope for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment

Weston Brain Institute funded researcher, Dr. Isabelle Aubert, has recently found that focused ultrasound can increase the number of new neurons in the hippocampus,...


Spotlight on Research – Dr. Ekaterina Rogaeva

The Weston Brain Institute congratulates Dr. Ekaterina Rogaeva on her second publication resulting from the grant support of the Rapid Response 2013 Program. See the...


Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases 2 (BAND2) 2015

We are proud to announce the new phase of an international collaborative funding opportunity with additional funding and expanded partnership.  Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases...

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