Weston Brain Institute

Organization Overview


The Weston Brain Institute goal is to accelerate the translation of scientific breakthroughs into safe and effective therapies while using a fast and innovative granting process to provide support to researchers. This initiative continues The W. Garfield Weston Foundation’s long history of supporting medical research.  The Weston Brain Institute was established as a new Canadian granting agency to address the existing translational funding gap in neurodegenerative research of the aging population. Our goal is to accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging and encourage innovation in the granting process.