Tanz Centre

Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Graham Collingridge


The Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Toronto is a world leader in scientific research on Alzheimer’s and other dementias, ALS, and Parkinson’s.

Our highly productive researchers and trainees are advancing knowledge of these debilitating brain disorders, from genetics and molecular mechanisms of disease through to translational research driving for better treatments and strategies for prevention.

May 2, 2024
Rare genetic mutations that cause early-onset Alzheimer’s disease are helping scientists at the University of Toronto uncover mechanisms involved in the disease, which may lead to new diagnostic tools and therapies.
Mar 26, 2024
In recent years, researchers have studied the link between depression and dementia. Depression can affect different aspects of cognition such as attention, executive function and memory. Some researchers believe that depression may even be an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease.
Mar 20, 2024
Researchers in the Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Disease have reason to celebrate with the announcement of $8.6 million in funding, which will help catalyze breakthroughs in the treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

With Your Support

With our new leadership and your investment, we will stimulate new research pathways towards understanding neurodegenerative diseases.
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