Edward N. and Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, Awards Program in Alzheimer's Disease Drug Discovery Research
As steward of the Thome Memorial Foundation, Bank of America, N.A. works with the Scientific Review Committee selected by The Medical Foundation division, to decide on the most qualified candidates. The 2012 Awards Program supports pilot studies in preclinical development and design of novel small molecules and compounds for the therapeutic control of validated targets in Alzheimer’s disease. Consideration will be given to research based on the amyloid hypothesis and alternative pathogenic mechanisms. Genetic studies, biomarker research, neuro-imaging, clinical studies, basic research and new target discovery are currently outside the scope of this Program.
All applicants must hold a faculty appointment at a non-profit academic, medical, non-governmental or research institution in the United States. US citizenship is not required. Applicants do not need to be nominated by their institutions. Preference will be given to originality of ideas, regardless of faculty seniority.
Further details regarding eligibility requirements may be found in the "Application Guidelines and Instructions" document.
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