CurePSP has always believed that truly effective clinical interventions will follow good, solid basic scientific research. For this reason, CurePSP promotes research that helps generate an integrated picture of PSP and CBD at the molecular and cellular levels. CurePSP believes that in the long term, research of this nature will prove indispensable in developing a prevention or cure for PSP and CBD.
CurePSP has carefully structured its research program and has identified the programs that have been the most successful and those that need strengthening. With an increased research budget made possible through improved donor support, CurePSP will be able to markedly intensify the efforts to cure the disease in a way that promises relief for those afflicted today as well as hope for those who may be afflicted tomorrow.
Investigator-Initiated Research Projects
CurePSP accepts proposals for research projects by other investigators. CurePSP's Scientific Advisory Board reviews all submissions and recommends the most appropriate ones for funding. Details surrounding the submission of grants are as follows:
- Grant applications for research will be accepted on a "rolling basis"
- Applicants will be notified when the grant is received by CurePSP
- The Scientific Advisory Board will submit recommendations for funding at CurePSP's quarterly Board of Directors meeting
- The maximum total grant amount awarded is $75,000. The period of the grant may be either 1 or 2 years, but the total cannot exceed $75,000.
Any investigators interested in submitting a grant application should first review CurePSP's Research Policies and Procedures.