By 2030, it is projected that close to 1 million Canadians are expected to be living with dementia, with 512 Canadians facing a dementia diagnosis each day. Brain Canada invests in cutting-edge research that will help those affected by Alzheimer’s and their families.

A female doctor speaking to a patient in the foreground
Dr. Cindy Barha, researcher at the University of British Columbia studies the effects of exercise on brain health, particularly when it comes to women and Alzheimer’s disease.

Our Projects

Brain Canada’s rigorous scientific review process gives donors and partners a trusted mechanism to ensure projects are chosen based on merit, innovation, and potential for impact.

$40,737,017 invested

72 grants awarded

Making a significant difference in the lives of people in Canada doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It takes a network of visionary partners committed to investing in change. As a national convenor and facilitator, Brain Canada works with partners from coast to coast to drive innovative brain research. Some of our partners in supporting Alzheimer’s research include:

How you can help

Brain Canada funds the very best Canadian neuroscience, fostering collaborative research and accelerating the pace of discovery, in order to improve the health and quality of life of Canadians who suffer from brain disorders.