Announcements

March 14, 2017

2017 Call for Pilot Projects

The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (“MADRC”) is pleased to announce a Call for pilot project proposals on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias for funding from April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018.

 

The Call is open to investigators from within the Harvard community – including the Harvard-affiliated hospitals and institutions - with priority given first to junior investigators, then to senior investigators who are new to AD and related dementias research and finally, to established investigators with a new line of such research that lacks funding.

 

The MADRC anticipates that up to 3 awards in the direct cost amount of up to $40,000 per project will be awarded for the aforementioned 1-year funding period.

 

More details regarding the Call is attached.

 

Applications due: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Recipients announced: Wednesday January 11, 2017

 

Awards start: April 1, 2017

March 14, 2017

2017 Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Fellowship in Dementia

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) is pleased to announce an opening for a two-year Clinical  Fellowship in Dementia at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and related institutions beginning July 1, 2017.

 

The goal of the non-degree program is to introduce exceptionally-qualified individuals to the successes and demands of a clinical career in dementia and related neurodegenerative diseases, and to provide an unparalleled foundation for potential leadership roles in academic medicine, industry or related fields.

 

More information is attached.

Fellowship application deadline:  December 31, 2016

March 14, 2017

Call for Applications: 2016 Neurodegenerative Diseases Pilot Study Grants Program

The Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center (“HNDC”) and the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (“MADRC”) are co-funding novel ideas for pilot projects aimed at understanding and developing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Together, we are pleased to announce a joint call for pilot study applications from investigators within the Harvard community, including the affiliated hospitals and institutions.

 

Grants with a dollar value up to $40,000 (direct costs) will be awarded for the duration of one year. This award cycle anticipates funding between five and eight awards.

 

Anticipated Schedule of Deadlines and Reviews

Request for Proposals announced: October 9, 2015

Applications due: November 20, 2015

Recipients announced: January 8, 2016

Awards start: April 1, 2016

 

 

More information is attached.

March 14, 2017

Call for Applications: MGH-MIT Strategic Partnership Grand Challenge 3: Neuroscience

The Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Executive Committee on Research (ECOR) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a call for proposals to develop joint ventures that will link basic and clinical research that will accelerate progress towards more effective diagnostic approaches and therapies in clinical neuroscience. All applications must be comprised of a team with at least 1 MIT and 1 MGH faculty member.

A Letter-of-Intent and accompanying proposal coversheet is due by February 6, 2015.

More information is attached.

March 14, 2017

Call for Applications: 2015 Neurodegenerative Diseases Pilot Study Grants Program

The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (“MADRC”) and the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center (“HNDC”) are co-funding novel ideas for pilot projects aimed at understanding and developing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Together, we are pleased to announce a joint call for pilot study applications from investigators within the Harvard community, including Harvard-affiliated hospitals and institutions.

Grants with a dollar value up to $40,000 (direct costs) will be awarded for the duration of one year.  This award cycle anticipates funding between three and six awards. More information is attached.

Applications due: December 10, 2014

Recipients announced: January 15, 2015

Awards start: April 1, 2015

 

 

March 14, 2017

2015 Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Fellowship in Dementia

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) is pleased to announce an opening for a two-year Clinical  Fellowship in Dementia at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and related institutions beginning July 1, 2015.

The goal of the non-degree program is to introduce exceptionally-qualified individuals to the successes and demands of a clinical career in dementia and related neurodegenerative diseases, and to provide an unparalleled foundation for potential leadership roles in academic medicine, industry or related fields.

More information is attached.

Fellowship application deadline:  February 1, 2015

March 14, 2017

Call for Applications: 2015-2016 The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory Neuroscience Fellowship Program

The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory ( https://picower.mit.edu/ ) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has issued a Call for Applications for a 1-2 year Collaborative Clinical Neuroscience Fellowship Program for research that will be conducted at the Institute. Among other criteria, applicants must be an MD and/or PhD trainee at a clinical level of 4 years or higher in either the Department of Neurology or Department of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

More information is attached.

The deadline for the application is November 1, 2014.

March 14, 2017

Call for Applications: 2014 Neurodegenerative Diseases Pilot Study Grants Program

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Cener, and the MGH Neurological Clinical Research Institute have joined forces to fund the best novel ideas for pilot projects aimed at uncovering and developing effective treatments for neurodegenetive diseases.

Applications are due on Monday, April 21, 2014.

The Call for Applications is attached.

March 14, 2017

Memory Disorders Clinical Research Fellowship

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) is pleased to announce an opening for a two-year Clinical Research Fellowship in AD/Memory Disorders at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and related institutions beginning July 1, 2014.

The goal of the non-degree program is to introduce exceptionally-qualified individuals to the successes and demands of a research-oriented career in the neurodegenerative diseases, and to provide an unparalleled foundation for potential leadership roles in academic medicine or industry.

More information is attached.

Fellowship application deadline:  March 15, 2014

March 14, 2017

Coins for Alzheimer's Research Trust (C.A.R.T.) Grant

The goal of this fund is to encourage exploratory and developmental research on Alzheimer's disease within the U.S. and is for new projects only. Financial support will be provided for the early and conceptual plans of projects that may not yet be supported by extensive preliminary data but have the potential to advance biomedical research.

More information may be found at www.cartfund.org/cart/applying-for-a-grant/

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