Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Dear Researcher,

This notice is to inform you of the deadline for grant proposals to Alzheimer’s Disease Research (ADR), a program of BrightFocus Foundation.  Applications for 2015 awards are due on October 14, 2014. Information and instructions for applying online is available on our website at:

BrightFocus provides research funds for U.S. domestic as well as international researchers pursuing pioneering research leading to a greater understanding of Alzheimer’s disease.

The maximum award value of the ADR Standard Award is US $250,000, payable over three years.

Interested post doctoral researchers should apply for the ADR Research Fellowship, a two year award with a maximum value of US $100,000.

All submitted proposals are subjected to peer-review by a qualified Scientific Review Committee, consisting of active academic and clinical researchers from within the Alzheimer’s disease research field.

Preference is made for exciting, cutting-edge type projects that would not, at their present stage, be competitive for large government or industry awards. Typically these awards are made to junior investigators, or to more established investigators who are proposing particularly innovative research.

Eligibility is limited to non-profit institutions, or government research facilities.

For information regarding other BrightFocus funding programs for glaucoma and macular degeneration research, please visit us at: http://www.brightfocus.org.=

Sincerely,

Alzheimer’s Disease Research

National Glaucoma Research

Dear Researcher,

This notice is to inform you of the deadline for grant proposals to National Glaucoma Research (NGR), a program of BrightFocus Foundation. Applications for 2015 awards are due on November 4, 2014.

BrightFocus  provides research funds for U.S. domestic as well as international researchers pursuing pioneering research with relevance to the prevention and treatment of glaucoma.

The maximum award value of the NGR Standard Award is US $100,000, payable over two years.

Preference is made for exciting, cutting-edge type projects that would not, at their present stage, be competitive for large government or industry awards. Typically these awards are made to junior investigators, or to more established investigators who are proposing particularly innovative research.

For application instructions and information about our programs, please visit our website at:

Eligibility is limited to non-profit institutions, or government research facilities.

Sincerely,

National Glaucoma Research

Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program Call for Applications

LOI Deadline:  September 5, 2014

Fondation Leducq announces a call for applications for the 2014-2015 Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program. Under this program the Fondation Leducq awards grants of up to U.S. $6,000,000 over five years for internationally collaborative research in cardiovascular and neuro-vascular disease. As of 2014, the foundation has supported 43 networks, representing more than 390 investigators at 128 institutions in 18 countries. For the 2014-2015 application cycle, Fondation Leducq will use a web-based application system hosted by Altum proposalCENTRAL. Information about the application process and details about important dates in the 2014-2015 application cycle can be found on our website at flcq.org under Transatlantic Networks of Excellence. Due date for letters of intent is Friday, September 5, 2014, 11:59 pm Paris time.