UCSF Weill Awards

Established in 2016, the UCSF Weill Awards support high-risk, high-reward research with the potential to transform the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of neurological and psychiatric diseases.


UCSF Weill Awards seek to fuel innovation in neuroscience by fostering high-need translational research – spanning from the basic sciences to clinical research – through funding of highly meritorious research projects and supporting high-potential neuroscience researchers. Awards are offered on a recurring basis and through a variety of targeted funding programs designed to support neuroscience research at all levels.



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Clinician-Scientist Awards

Established in 2021 and awarded annually, Weill Clinician-Scientist Awards provide early career support for outstanding clinicians who have also shown extraordinary potential for careers in brain disease research.


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