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Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise. Meeting these challenges requires pioneering approaches to accelerating treatments.
The Early Phase Clinical Trials: Canada program was created to provide funding support for clinical trials and clinical trial sub-studies that have excellent preliminary data.
NEW for 2018/2019:
Please refer to the Program Details and Request for Applications (RFA) document for more information. Please note that these documents have been updated on May 9, 2018. Click on the links to download the most up to date version.
Goal: To provide funding to support clinical trials and/or clinical trial sub-studies that could accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative disease aging.
Funding: A maximum of $1,500,000 per project over up to 4 years. If you are requesting a budget between $1.5 to $2 million per project, please contact Cristina Tang (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to applying.
Eligible Principal Applicants must be at or above the level of Assistant Professor or equivalent, and be affiliated with a Canada Revenue Agency-qualified donee institution located in Canada. Co-applicants and Collaborators must be at the post-doctoral level or above, and can be working outside Canada.
Applicants may appear in any role on any number of projects.
Project Eligibility: Projects must meet these conditions to be eligible:
Please refer to the What We Fund page for Institute definitions of neurodegenerative diseases of aging, translational research, therapeutic, tool, and clinical trials.
The Institute welcomes additional inquiries about this program, including whether a potential idea is in scope. Please contact Cristina Tang at email@example.com or 416-967-7823.
There are two stages to the application process:
An application requires the submission of a Letter of Intent which will be reviewed by our scientific review committee. Applicants with high potential projects will then be invited to submit a Proposal. Instructions for submitting the Proposal will be forwarded to those invited.
Applicants can expect to receive the outcome of their LOI application within ~2 months of submission.
Please note that these documents have been updated on May 9, 2018. Click on the links to download the most up to date version.