Alberta PRION Research Institute (APRI) EXPLORATIONS

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. 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.

Agency Name: 
Alberta Innovates
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
The Alberta Prion Research Institute offers two tiers of funding for the Explorations competition: grants of up to $200,000 for a maximum of two years and grants of up to $300,000 for a maximum of three years.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
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