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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Approaches to Fighting... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Approaches to Fighting Neurodegenerative...

Oct 10, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a new funding opportunity to support pairs of researchers to collaborate and apply novel approaches for gaining greater insight into neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS.  CZI’s new Neurodegeneration Challenge Network Collaborative Pairs Request for...

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CZI Awards Over $51 Million to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorders, Including Alzheimer’s and... CZI Awards Over $51 Million to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorders, Including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Dec 5, 2018 - Redwood City —Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $51.95 million in funding and its selection of 17 early career investigators and nine collaborative science teams to launch the CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network. This new network brings together experimental scientists from diverse research fields — neuroscience, cell...

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Early Career Acceleration Awards Named After the Late Ben Barres

Mar 15, 2018 - In February, we announced our call for applications for projects addressing neurodegenerative disorders. We’re focused on promoting collaboration across disciplines to find new, innovative solutions to conditions like ALS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. We are also supporting scientists early in their career as they pursue...

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CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network

Feb 20, 2018 - Cori Bargmann:  I’m excited to announce the CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network, an initiative to support bold ideas and new collaborations that will help us better understand the fundamental biology of neurodegenerative disorders. Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS are a leading cause of death and...

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