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October 1, 2015

Alzheimer grants available

The Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC) seed monies grant program funds pilot grants to stimulate new and innovative research relevant to Alzheimer’s disease. Types of research proposals can range from basic science to psychosocial in methodology, with priority given to novel approaches. Proposed research may involve humans, other animals or in vitro studies. The patient registry, clinical and neuropathological databases of the ADRC are available resources for approved proposals. Additional resources include the database from the National Alzheimer Coordinating Center.

Full-time faculty and post-doctoral fellows who have not previously received ADRC seed monies are eligible.

A brief description of the proposed pilot study should be e-mailed to Leslie Dunn ( by Oct. 2. Include title of the proposal, names of investigators/co-investigators, description of project and a statement of relevance of the proposed research to the field.

Investigators invited to submit a full proposal will be notified by Oct 7.
Funding will start April 1, 2016.

For more information, call Dunn at 412/692-2731.

Filed under: Feature,Volume 48 Issue 3

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