The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, through its Weston Brain Institute and Weston Family Microbiome Initiative, is pleased to announce the launch of a new program in a new area of funding. As details emerge of the neurological effects of COVID-19, preventing and maintaining brain health becomes even more critical for the long-term well-being of Canadians. This $7M pilot initiative is designed to support research examining the impact of lifestyle and the microbiome on the maintenance of optimal brain health and, in particular, the prevention or delay of neurodegenerative diseases of aging.
Brain Health: Lifestyle Approaches and Microbiome Contributions
The Brain Health: Lifestyle Approaches and Microbiome Contributions program seeks to increase the number of Canadians maintaining better brain health throughout their lives.
Goal: To accelerate the development of lifestyle approaches and an understanding of the contributions of the microbiome in maintaining optimal brain health.
Funding Available: Up to $1.5 million per project over up to 3 years.
How to Apply:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020