Alberta Alzheimer Research Program

The Alberta Prion Research Institute (Prion Institute) and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories (AS AB/NT) co-fund the Alberta Alzheimer Research Program (AARP). The program has run times.

Competition closed on November 13, 2018

The AARP allows qualified Alberta investigators to seek funding for research directly related to Alzheimer’s disease in areas related to understanding the fundamental mechanisms of the disease and/or improving the quality of life of those with Alzheimer’s disease.

There are two streams for grants:

  1. Young Investigator Grants and Regular Research Grants. Young Investigator Grants are available to Alberta researchers who are within five years of their first appointment after completing their research training. These grants are for up to $200,000 with a term of up to two years.
  2. Regular Research Grants are available to all Alberta researchers, including young investigators. These grants are for up to $150,000 with a term of up to three years.

Program guidelines

Budget spreadsheet

Funding declaration

*This program started on Oct. 15, 2012 and has run six rounds.

Webpage updated Jan. 4, 2019

Program Contact Information

Name: Ron Clarkson
Title: Director, Prion Programs
Phone: 780-638-3788