KDE-PD Grant for Research on Parkinson's Disease

The Tel Aviv University Kirschman Dvora Eleonora Fund for Parkinson's Disease (KDE-PD Fund) is generously supporting a venture of the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, to promote excellence in research between basic scientists (Preclinical Faculty at the Sackler School of Medicine) and MDs or PhDs (Clinical Faculty at the Sackler School of Medicine) in the field of Parkinson's disease.


The KDE-PD fund will provide:

· Seed money research grants for the amount of up to 50,000 NIS, supporting fundamental and translational research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention and treatment of Parkinson's disease.

· PhD, MSc, post doc and MPH scholarships –here

· Travel grants for PhD and MD Faculty, call released, rolling applications



 Interactive collaboration between Preclinical Faculty (tenure-track PI) based at the Ramat Aviv TAU campus and PhD or MD Clinical Faculty at a TAU-affiliated hospital*. Only 1 application per PI can be submitted. Recipients of the APPD Research Grants are not eligible to apply.


Proposals will be managed by the TAU Grant Committee and evaluated by outside reviewers.


Application for 50,000 NIS grant


Format for grant proposal:


Scientific background, with an emphasis of the medical question.

Research aims.


Role of the Preclinical PI and the Clinical PI.

How will each PI contribute to the research goal?

Collaboration strategy.

Budget justification.

Limit up to 5 pages. References can be beyond the 5 pages.

CV of each participant – NIH Biosketch or TAU CV format


DEADLINE: June 1, 2020


Please upload application in 1 pdf file here


Grants committee: Prof. Sharon Hassin-Baer, Prof. Karen Avraham *If you are unsure if you fit these criteria, please contact karena@tauex.tau.ac.il prior to writing the proposal.


Submit application


PDF of instructions




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