Alzheimer’s Disease Center launches junior investigator travel award

February 15, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Isadore & Margaret Mezey Junior Investigator 2017 Travel Award competition.

The center is committed to promoting the advancement of dementia research skills through the provision of training resources.

This award will pay for travel expenses associated with participation in national or international conferences focusing on the latest discoveries in neurodegenerative research and clinical practices.

Awardees will be junior investigators who have a keen interest in advancing their careers in the dementia field. They will use the award for participation in annual meetings associated with major brain-related associations or societies, including but not limited to the American Neurological Association, Society for Neuroscience, American Academy of Neurology and the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Up to two $1,500 awards will be determined by a review committee.

Please submit an abstract, biosketch and career summary explaining how the Mezey Award would advance your career development and goals as related to neurological diseases by March 10.

Applications should be submitted through the University of Michigan Medical School Office of Research’s Competition Space portal.

For more information on the award, click here.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Ari Bhaumik at or Nancy Laracey at