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Research Area:Brain Conditions

University of Minnesota named a Udall Center for Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research, receives $9.07 million from NIH over five years

Dr. Jerrold Vitek, MD, PhD,   Head of Neurology and member of the MnDRIVE Brain Conditions leadership team, will direct the Udall Center.   “Legislative support through the MnDRIVE Brain Conditions initiative helped set the stage for the Udall Center,” said Vitek. “We are especially grateful to the people of Minnesota and the state legislature. We are committed to serving as a resource for patients and their families throughout the state as a return on this investment.”

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Funding Opportunities

Research Area:Brain Conditions

NEW MnDRIVE Fellowship in Neuromodulation - Discoveries through Industry Partnerships

May 25, 2017

 (summer 2017 or fall 2017 start dates)

Research Area:Robotics

MnDRIVE RSAM Industrial Partnership Grants

May 31, 2017

The MnDRIVE Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing (RSAM) initiative invites proposals for Industrial Partnership Grants.

Research Area:Environment

2017- 2018 MnDRIVE: Environment Industrial Partnership Bioremediation Seed Grants

July 1, 2017

MnDRIVE: Advancing Industry, Conserving Our Environment invites proposals for FY18  Industrial Partnership Bioremediation Seed Grants.