Canada: Rapid Response 2017

The Canada: Rapid Response 2017 program provides seed funding for high-risk, high-reward, translational research projects on neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Rapid Response 2017 Awardees

This list does not reflect all upcoming awardees. The awardees are listed once all documents have been finalized.

Modulators of MitAP as a new therapeutic approach to Parkinson’s disease

Grantees: Dr. Michel Desjardins , Dr. Louis-Eric Trudeau

Project description It is estimated that Parkinson’s disease afflicts around 100 000 people in Canada. This neurodegenerative disease is caused by the progressive destruction of dopaminergic neurones in the...