Organization: NeuroScience Canada

NeuroScience Canada awards $3 million

NeuroScience Canada has awarded two $1.5-million grants to two research teams to pursue research on brain repair with high breakthrough potential. The Funding was provided by the WB Family Foundation ($1 million), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (a partnering grant of $500,000) and gifts from the corporate community, private donor and foundations. The grant…

Increased neuroscience research urged

Canada must mount a concerted and coordinated effort confront the under funding of neuroscience research, says NeuroScience Canada (NSC). The not-for-profit corporation has released a report calling for the federal government to provide $25 million over five years to NSC for large-scale research projects. NSC is pledging to raising $1 for every $2 in government…