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CIHR: Operating Grant – Mechanisms in Brain Aging and Dementia

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


Up to $750,000 over three years.


  • Health Sciences



Internal Deadline:

June 28, 2023

Sponsor Deadline:

July 12, 2023

Additional Dates:

  • Registration Sponsor Due Date - June 13, 2023


This opportunity supports research on risk reduction and protective factors involved in promoting cognitive health and mitigating the changes that occur in the onset and progression of cognitive impairment and dementia in aging, while considering the intersection of different factors, including the social determinants of health and other structural and systemic barriers. Three funding pools include: caregiving and care providers and/or aging with neurodiversity; infection and inflammation; Indigenous health research.


Additional Details.


If applying from the Faculty of Health Sciences, unless otherwise indicated, you no longer need to send documents to HRS Intake. Your first point of contact is your assigned Senior Grants Advisor.