Our Peer Review process

All applications for funds are reviewed by the Organising Committee, with conflicts of interest appropriately managed.

There are 3 rounds of grant calls in each financial year. The deadline for applications to our grants are as followed:

  • 30 October
  • 30 January
  • 30 April

Recently funded projects

In 2023, the East Network Centre has awarded 8 Pump Priming Grants and 26 Travel Grants.

Type of Grant Project PI Collaborators Awarded Amount
PPG Prevalence and penetrance of C9orf72 hexanucleotide expansions in health and disease Alexander Murley James Rowe


PPG A pilot study on the role of auto-antibodies in Dementia with Lewy Bodies Peter Swann Leonidas Chouliaras, John O’Brien


PPG Development of Novel Astrocyte Radioligands for Assessing Neuroinflammation by PET Imaging Jiehe Yu Stephen Thompson, Franklin Aigbirhio


PPG Microglial alternative splicing in a model of tauopathy Matthew Mason Maria Grazia Spillantini


PPG The experience of end-of-life dementia care in psychiatric hospital wards. Alessandro Bosco Emma Wolverson,

Benjamin Underwood


PPG Real-world validation and predictive clinical value of Morphometric Inverse Divergence networks (MIND) for neurodegenerative dementias Marcella Montagnese Timothy Rittman £3,847.20
PPG Engineered Adoptive Immunomodulatory Microglia for Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Shekhar Kedia Arkoprovo Paul


PPG Unlocking the Potential of RVG-9R as a Brain Delivery Platform for Positron Emission Tomography Simon Zientek Selena Milicevic Sephton; Franklin Aigbirhio



The Cambridge Network has also awarded 46 travel grants in the period 2018/2019. These are split approximately 50/50 between PHD students and Post-doc/ERCs.

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