Report on 2014 Research Grant Funding (ASC)

  • Alzheimer's disease dementia research

Report on 2014 Research Grant Funding (ASC)

The Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation (PARF) and the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC) agreed to co-fund 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 two exceptional scientists as PARF/ASRP Grant recipients. Click below to view summaries of their research projects:

Dr. James Johnson
University of British Columbia
Can the loss of brain-derived insulin cause Alzheimer disease”
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Dr. Marinko Sarunic
Simon Fraser University
Non-invasive imaging of Alzheimer Disease biomarkers in the brain and eye”
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Are you a scientist working in the areas of Alzheimer's disease and dementia? Our foundation might be able to support your research through our grant program.


Projects like these are critical to helping find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Your much needed and appreciated support will help provide the necessary funding.


2017-01-06T09:55:42+00:00Dec-31-2014|Funding & Awards|