About the Weston Brain Institute

The Weston Brain Institute is a new Canadian granting agency which directly supports Canada’s world-class neuroscience research community. 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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It’s official, the Weston Brain Institute has launched!

The Weston Brain Institute is a new initiative supporting outstanding research to accelerate treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of aging. With a commitment of up...


Innovative new collaborative program established with the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ)

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation has teamed up with MJFF and ALZ to develop a program that leverages existing, underutilized large-scale data sets to...


The Weston Brain Institute launches 6 programs in 2014

The Weston Brain Institute is launching 6 funding programs in 2014. Click here to view all open programs.

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