This award recognizes the leadership and achievements of Dr. Harold A. Robertson, whose research career centred on Movement Disorders, notably Parkinson’s Disease.
The Award is intended to support research to generate health, social, communications and other knowledge related to Parkinson’s disease, and may be used for conference travel, presentations, lab supplies/equipment and/or salary support.
Applications from graduate/post-graduate students or faculty members in the Faculties of Health, Dentistry and/or Medicine at Dalhousie University will be considered that address Parkinson’s Disease through one or more of the basic neurosciences, health/social/computer sciences, or the arts. Projects that study everyday living including caregiving, home design, technology, accommodations, and those tracing and predicting Parkinson’s families will also be considered.
Applications will be considered by the DMRF Scientific Advisory Council or successor committee, with representation from the Faculties of Health, Dentistry and Medicine.