Collaboration4Cure

Collaboration4Cure unites local government, research institutions and philanthropists around a single goal: finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

By combining the resources of Alzheimer’s San Diego, the City and County of San Diego and several world-renowned researchers, C4C is accelerating the tremendous work being done locally to discover an effective treatment or cure.

The funding goal for the C4C initiative is $7 million over the next five years. Will you help us eradicate this heartbreaking disease?

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County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, Mayor Kevin Faulconer & Darlene Shiley announce C4C funding for local research projects.

Call for Proposals from San Diego Alzheimer’s Researchers:

Aug. 18, 2017 – Alzheimer’s San Diego is proud to announce a call for Letters of Intent (LOI) for Collaboration4Cure (C4C). We encourage all local institutions working on Alzheimer’s disease to submit LOI’s to this innovative program with the goal of  identifying effective therapies for Alzheimer’s.


Letters of Intent (LOI) for proposals will be accepted until Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at 5 PM PST.
CLICK HERE to download the (complete text) call for LOI’s PDF>> 

Who is involved?

  • Alzheimer’s San Diego
  • The City of San Diego
  • The County of San Diego

  • Darlene Shiley
  • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

  • La Jolla Allergy and Immunology

  • The Scripps Research Institute
  • The Salk Institute
  • UCSD
  • The Venter Institute

How will the money be used?

In partnership with the Alzheimer’s San Diego, drug discovery projects will be reviewed and approved by an esteemed panel of doctors and scientists. The criteria on which projects will evaluated will be thorough and rigorous, with an emphasis on collaborative research.