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:
- 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.
- 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 Contact Information
Name: Ron Clarkson
Title: Director, Prion Programs