“When brain is sick, life is broken!”
For the second time this year, the Neuroscience in Bordeaux Association took part in the Neurodon 2015 fundraising. What’s Neurodon? The goal is simple, distribute 2€ tickets at Carrefour markets to collect funds. In 2015, thanks to volunteers and its active members, NBA collected this year 2556€ at Merignac and Bordeaux Delattre Carrefour Markets. March, 28th 2015
For more feedback of 2014, some numbers at national level:
- 6 grants for a total of 300 000€ were awarded after a call for projects “behavior disorders”. Today, these researchers are working on neural cells, rehabilitation of injured cortical path, or neuronal regeneration.
- Under Rotary “Espoire en Tête” fundraising, 1 075 000€ were awarded for 6 heavy equipment subventions such as MRI, scanners, electronic microscopes.
- Finally, 5 research programs proposed by Scientific council of FRC (Brain Research Federation) were awarded with an amount of 250 000€. Theses programs concern Alzheimer Disease, Parkinson Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis and Epilepsy.