BrightFocus Foundation | Alzheimer's Disease research Grants

BrightFocus provides research funds for U.S. domestic as well as international researchers pursuing pioneering research leading to greater understanding, prevention, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The goal of the program is to accelerate our understanding of the biological mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias as well as innovative approaches to better diagnose, prevent or delay the progress of the disease. Preference is made for exciting pilot projects that would not, at their present stage, be competitive for large government or industry awards. Typically, these awards are made to early stage investigators, or to more established investigators who are proposing particularly innovative research.

Eligibility

Standard Awards can be up to 3 years. Post-doctoral Fellowship Awards can be up to 2 years. Fellowships are limited to researchers within 5 years of doctoral degree conferral (or end of residency). All other applicants are encouraged to apply for a standard award.

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Agency Name: 
BrightFocus Foundation
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
$100,000/yr
Grant Location: 
External
External Deadline: 
Monday, November 1, 2021
Internal Deadline: 
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Grant Type: 
Research
Salary
Equipment
Grant Area: 
Health
Grant Eligibility: 
Faculty
Postdoc