The Explorations Program allows Alberta-based investigators to seek funding for research directly related to prion diseases and prion-like human neurodegenerative diseases and dementias.

Current competition closes on November 19, 2018

The research themes for this program are protein folding and misfolding in prion diseases, the pathobiology of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), surveillance and control of prion diseases, TSEs and society, protein folding and misfolding in prion-like human neurodegenerative diseases, and prion-like mechanisms in human neurodegenerative diseases.

The Alberta Prion Research Institute offers one tier of funding for the Explorations competition: grants of up to $150,000 for a maximum of two years.

Program Contact Information

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