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Information for Researchers

The American Brain Foundation promotes and invests in research across the whole spectrum of brain disease. We believe that when we cure one of these diseases, we will cure many.

2024 American Brain Foundation Award Opportunities

Applications for 2024 grants are now closed. Award opportunities were available in ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive aging, epilepsy, FTD, LBD, MS, MdDS, neurological health disparities, neuromuscular disease, Parkinson’s disease, and stroke. American Brain Foundation grants are given through the American Academy of Neurology’s Research Program. For a full listing of AAN’s grant opportunities please visit the AAN Research Program page.

Applications for the 2025 Next Generation Research Program for early-career clinician-scientists and for the 2025 Cure One, Cure Many Award in Neuroinflammation will open in Fall of 2024.

ALS

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in ALS, funded by The ALS Association and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED
Clinical Research Training Scholarship in ALS and Related Disorders
, funded by the CReATe Consortium and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology    CLOSED
Richard Olney Clinician Scientist Development Award in ALS, funded by The ALS Association and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology    CLOSED

Alzheimer’s Disease

Robert Katzman, MD Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Alzheimer’s and Dementia, funded by the Alzheimer’s Association and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology    CLOSED

Cognitive Aging

McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss, funded by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation through the American Brain Foundation, and the American Academy of Neurology    CLOSED

Epilepsy

Susan S. Spencer, MD Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Epilepsy, funded by the American Epilepsy Society, Epilepsy Foundation of America, and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology    CLOSED

FTD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in FTD, funded by the Holloway Family Fund of The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED

Health Disparities

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Neurodisparities, funded by the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED

LBD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Lewy Body Diseases, funded by the Alzheimer’s Association and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED

Mal de Débarquement Syndrome

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Mal de Débarquement Syndrome and Central Vestibular Neurological Disorders, funded by the MdDS Balance Disorder Foundation through the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED

Multiple Sclerosis

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in MS, funded by Bristol-Myers Squibb and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED

Parkinson’s Disease

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Parkinson’s Disease, funded by the Parkinson’s Foundation and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED

Peripheral Neuropathy

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Peripheral Neuropathy, funded by the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy through the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED

Stroke

Lawrence M. Brass, MD Stroke Research Award, funded by the American Heart Association and the American Brain Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology   CLOSED

 

For more information or questions about the Next Generation Research Grants program, please view the American Academy of Neurology’s Research Program page or contact [email protected].

External Grant Opportunities

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Early Career Awards

Basic Research

Stroke and vascular; predoctoral fellowship: description and link to more info

Epilepsy; postdoctoral fellowship: description and link

Ataxia; graduate students: description n link

Translational Research

Drug development/delivery, value assessment, health outcomes; postdoctoral fellowship: etc

so on and so forth

Clinical Research

ALS; residents: blah

you get the picture here

Mid-Career Awards

Basic Research

Epilepsy; assistant professor: description and link

Fake disease area; whatever: here you go

Translational Research

etc.

Clinical Research

Communication disorders; early and mid-career researchers: description and link to more info

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Established Investigator Awards

Basic Research

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Translational Research

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Clinical Research

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Our Researchers

The American Brain Foundation supports world-class research on cutting edge projects. Funding research across a broad spectrum of the brain and nervous system is the best hope for curing brain disease as a whole.