APPD Grant Proposals Call 2020

The Aufzien Family Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease (APPD) is a venture of Tel Aviv University and brings together excellence in research among basic scientists (Faculty members at TAU from all faculties) and physicians and PhD researchers (TAU Faculty members from affiliated hospitals and HMOs*). The Research Fund will provide 3 research grants for the amount of $100,000 (preliminary data required) and 4 seed money grants of $25,000, supporting fundamental and translational research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Parkinson’s Disease. Preference will be given to proposals that aim towards the development of disease-modifying interventions in Parkinson's Disease or synucleopathies.

 

The proposal should outline the vision, deliverables, and overall goals of the initiative, and the research priorities of its research themes. APPD's innovative grant program will support the exploration of novel and innovative ideas, with the potential for breakthrough science.

 

Length of duration of grant - 1 year, with ability to request extension to a second year based on performance in the first year.

 

For important rules refer here

 

The budget will be maintained by the Research Authority at TAU.

 

Grant committee:

Prof. Nir Giladi, Prof. Karen Avraham (Co-Directors, APPD)

Prof. Yoav Henis, Vice President for Research and Development, TAU

 

Application for $100,000 research grant

 

Format for research grants proposal

  1. Scientific background
  2. Research aims
  3. Methodology
  4. Budget justification.
  5. Preliminary data (essential)

 

Include letter of endorsement from Dean/Head of School

Limit up to 5 pages (includes figures), font Arial or Times New Roman 11, 1.5 space. References can be beyond 5 pages.

Add CV of each applicant – NIH Biosketch or similar format

 

All applications, after passing the Grant Committee’s initial evaluation for suitability, will be evaluated by external referees. The Grant Committee reserves the right to reject applications if they do not meet the criteria. Projects will be reviewed annually to ensure that the objectives of the research program are being met.

 

DEADLINE: May 15, 2020

Refer any questions to Alana Hassan, alanarhassan@tauex.tau.ac.il

Please submit upload application in 1 pdf file here

 

Application for $25,000 seed grant

 

Format for seed money grant proposal

  1. Scientific background
  2. Research aims
  3. Methodology
  4. Budget justification.

 

Include letter of endorsement from Dean/Head of School

 

Limit up to 3 pages (includes figures), font Arial or Times New Roman 11, 1.5 space. References can be beyond 3 pages.

Add CV of each applicant – NIH Biosketch or similar format

 

All applications, after passing the Grant Committee’s initial evaluation for suitability, will be evaluated by external referees. The Grant Committee reserves the right to reject applications if they do not meet the criteria. Projects will be reviewed annually to ensure that the objectives of the research program are being met.

 

DEADLINE: May 15, 2020

Refer any questions to Alana Hassan, alanarhassan@tauex.tau.ac.il

Please submit upload application in 1 pdf file here

 

 

Submit application for $100,000 research grant

 

Submit application for $25,000 seed grant

 

PDF of full instructions
 

PDF of rules

 

 

 

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