Timeline of Canadian research on Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases causing dementia

Year Partnership
2014

The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a major pan-Canadian research initiative, is funded.

2013

The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), Call for an Expression of Interest, a major pan-Canadian research initiative, is launched.

2012

CIHR joins the EU Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research. Canada is the first country out of the European Union to join.

2011

CIHR partners with the National Science Foundation of China to fund team grants.

2010

CIHR partners with the US NIH to fund Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Trial Sites.

CIHR partners with European countries to fund Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration Research.

2008

CIHR signs a co-operation agreement with France and Quebec on diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with Alzheimer's disease.

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