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Memory and Cognitive Disorders Awards


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Orient-Dominate (detail), a neuroscience-inspired intaglio print by Laura Jacobson
Image courtesy the artist


These awards support innovative efforts to solve the problems of neurological and psychiatric diseases, especially those related to memory and cognition. They encourage research aimed at translating laboratory discoveries about the brain and nervous system into diagnoses and therapies to improve human health. Collaborative projects between basic and clinical neuroscientists are welcomed, as are proposals that help link basic with clinical neuroscience.

Each year, up to four awards are given. Awards provide $100,000 per year for three years. Funds may be used toward a variety of research activities but not the recipient's salary.