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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Weston Brain Institute Press Coverage

Check out some of our online and international coverage following the Weston Brain Institute launch. Thank you for the amazing support! The Globe and Mail –...


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...

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