Opportunities

Check out our list of current and upcoming opportunities that may be of interest to researchers, clinicians, research staff, trainees, and student learners.

Job opportunities:

  • Brain Medicine Research Fellowship --A fellowship designed to address an emerging need to approach the study of the brain with an interdisciplinary lens and a collaborative approach. The focus of the fellowship is the interactions between depression and dementia. Offered by the University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine for a 2022 start date. (Please note there is also a Brain Medicine Clinical Fellowship that is not research-focused and is not specific to dementia or depression that you will find information about using the link; this fellowship is not currently recruiting)
  • Postdoc Research Fellowship-- The Postdoc fellowship focuses on preclinical, clinical, and translational research related to the interactions between dementia and depression. There is no requirement for clinical work. Offered by the University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine for a 2022 start date.
  • [CLOSED] MITO2i-TDRA Fellowship Program— A co-funded fellowship designed to support research that explores the role of the mitochondria in dementia. Offered by the Mitochondria Innovation Initiative (MITO2i), an institutional strategic initiative of the University of Toronto hosted by the Temerty Faculty of Medicine. January 2022 start date.

Funding opportunities:

  • [CLOSED] Temerty-Tanz-TDRA Seed Fund: This grant will catalyze collaboration between researchers focusing on depression and dementia. The project could focus on collaborations between pre-clinical and clinical research or within pre-clinical and clinical researchers bringing complementary expertise. The total value of the grant is $70,000 over 1-3 years. Applications open June 1st, 2021.
  • Please visit our Grants Webpage for information on external grants

Award opportunities:

  • [CLOSED] Sandra E. Black Award in Clinical Dementia Research--awarded annually to a trainee in the University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine conducting clinical dementia research at a Toronto Dementia Research Alliance site
    • Congratulations to Veronica Vuong for being the recipient of the Sandra E. Black Award for 2021! Veronica is a Ph.D. student looking at how music listening can improve memory in people with MCI and early dementia. Her research is at Baycrest under Dr. Claude Alain.