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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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...


Mechanisms of Cellular Death in Neurodegeneration (MCDN)

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

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