Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials

UPCOMING DEADLINE: The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) with the goal to increase the number of innovative treatments tested in humans for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Award amount up to $3,000,000, based on stage and scope of research. The LOI deadline is April 13, 2018 by 5:00pm EST.

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
http://www.alzdiscovery.org

Award Amount: up to $3,000,000, based on stage and scope of research
LOI Deadline: April 13, 2018 by 5:00pm EST. Invited full proposals due May 11, 2018 by 5:00pm EST
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RFP Synopsis:

The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) with the goal to increase the number of innovative treatments tested in humans for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This program will fund clinical trials through Phase 2a of novel drug candidates, including small molecules and biologics (antibodies, oligonucleotides, peptides, gene therapies, cell therapies); (2) proof-of-concept biomarker-based trials in patients for repurposed/repositioned drugs; (3) regulatory studies for investigational new drug (IND)/clinical trial application (CTA) preclinical packages that are required before testing novel drugs in human subjects. Current target areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Neuroprotection

Proteostasis

Inflammation

ApoE

Vascular function

Epigenetics

Mitochondria and metabolic function

Synaptic activity & neurotransmitters

To read the full application guidelines, including detailed eligibility requirements, please visit: https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/pact

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or call 919.962.2867.

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