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September 1, 2016

ADRC seeks proposals

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 and 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 of the University are eligible. Previous recipients of ADRC seed monies are not eligible.

The funding period is April 1, 2017-March 31, 2018. Grants are limited to $25,000 per project.

Email a brief description of the proposed pilot study to Leslie Dunn ( by Oct. 7. Include the title of the proposal, the names of investigators/co-investigators, a brief description of the project and a brief statement of relevance of the proposed research to the field.

Investigators invited to submit a full proposal will be notified by Oct. 12.

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

Filed under: Feature,Volume 49 issue 1

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