The Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation (PARF) and the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC) agreed to co-fund three research grants through the 2013 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) competition. Applicants (principal investigators) from institutions in British Columbia were eligible to apply and had the option of applying for grants that would the regular ASRP funding by PARF participation, from $75,000/year to $150,000/year, for a period of two years. These “PARF/ASRP Grants” were selected according to peer review ranking and co-funded equally by ASRP and PARF.
The peer review panels identified three exceptional scientists as PARF/ASRP Grant recipients. Click below to view summaries of their research projects:
Dr. William Jia
University of British Columbia
“Stress-related cytoplasmic TDP-43 aggregation and its role in neuronal apoptosis in a cell culture model of PGRN deficiency Alzheimer Disease”
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