Medizinische Fakultät



Synapsis Foundation, Call for Proposals 2012

A Synapsis Foundation project funding is granted up to CHF 150’000 for a period of maximum 3 years (e.g. CHF 50´000 per year for a three-year project).

Institutions may not charge indirect or overhead costs on these awards.


  • Basic research in genetics, molecular and cell biology of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementing illnesses
  • Innovative approaches towards the pre-symptomatic diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. We welcome high-risk proposals based on sound science and on truly original ideas


All applications must be submitted in English. The project proposal form is available under -> Call for Proposals 2012 and should include:

  • Scientific abstract
  • Introduction to the topic
  • Specific goals of the project and detailed research plan
  • Detailed budget
  • Disclosure of all other funding sources (confirmed and pending decisions)
  • Curriculum vitae (incl. a list of top 10 papers)

All applications must be submitted electronically to

Submission Deadline: 31st July, 2012

Raffael Wehrli


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