Organization: Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging

The Short Report, June 26, 2019: Dementia, Ontario chief scientist, AI for travel

The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging is receiving $46 million over five years: $31.6 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and $14.4 million from partners, including the Alzheimer Society. Headquartered at Baycrest in Toronto, the second phase of CCNA’s research program will include a large-scale study to evaluate the effectiveness of new…

The Short Report, June 19, 2019 – Research chairs, cybersecurity, Strategic Innovation Fund

Science and Sports minister Kirsty Duncan has announced over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada. It was the most gender diverse competition yet: 47% women, 22% visible minorities, 5% persons with disabilities, and 4% Indigenous peoples. The Canada Foundation for Innovation is contributing another $5.2 million…

Canada and UK to share data for dementia research

Canada and the UK have signed a memorandum of understanding for sharing data from large population studies to create an international resource for dementia research. The Medical Research Council‘s Dementia Platform UK and the recently established Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) will contribute to a big data pool for use by dementia researchers…

Canada and UK to share data for dementia research

Canada and the UK have signed a memorandum of understanding for sharing data from large population studies to create an international resource for dementia research. The Medical Research Council‘s Dementia Platform UK and the recently established Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) will contribute to a big data pool for use by dementia researchers…