October 6, 2020

Neurology Department calls for grant proposals to support Alzheimer’s disease and related research

The Department of Neurology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, partnered with Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has an endowment from the Albert and Goldye J. Nelson Fund to support scientific research in the detection, pathogenesis, molecular genetics, neurobiology and therapeutic development to cure Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Available funds for the coming fiscal year are between $50,000 and $100,000.

The Neurology Department is accepting proposals for FY 2021. Interested applicants must submit a proposal that consists of:

1. Specific aim (one page)

2. Research plan (six pages)

3. Human subjects if applicable (two pages)

4. Vertebral animals if applicable (two pages)

5. Biosketch (National Institutes of Health format) for all personnel involved in the study

6. Budget with budget justification

7. Resource

8. Support letters

Funds may not be used to cover the principal investigator’s salary. Proposals are for two to three years. Applicants must have at least a .25 FTE faculty appointment at the School of Medicine.

The deadline for submission is Jan. 31, 2021. The grant will begin Aug. 1, 2021.

Submit proposals to Carla Santiago, research administrator, WSU Department of Neurology - 8D UHC, 4201 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48201. E-mail: csantiago@med.wayne.edu.

Please note that the grant submissions must follow grant guidelines. Please click here for the guidelines.