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Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarollo de Chile


Catalyst Awardee

Identification and validation of novel cell-free dna methylation-based biomarkers for diagnosis of alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia and disease progression in blood

Carolina Ochoa Rosales | Universidad Adolfo Ibanez; Hieab H. Adams, PhD; Claudia Duran-Aniotz, PhD; Agustin Ibanez, PhD
Competition Sponsor
: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2023 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are prevalent forms of dementia characterized by specific brain region degeneration, causing…

Catalyst Awardee

Non-invasive technologies for cognitive rehabilitation of mild cognitive impairment in older adults

Izaskun  Álvarez -Aguado, PhD | Universidad de Las Américas; Maryam Farhang, PhD; Miguel Roselló-Peñaloza, PhD
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2023
This proposal seeks to validate a new multi-method approach that acts on both neural-cognitive and behavioral-cognitive levels for Mild Cognitive Impairment…

Catalyst Awardee

Catch it early: revolutionizing mild cognitive impairment differential diagnosis with cellular sensors for early detection of alzheimer’s disease and neurodegeneration

Ursula Wyneken, PhD| Universidad de los Andes and IMPACT (Center of Interventional Medicine for Precision and Advanced Cellular Therapy, Santiago, Chile); Alejandro Luarte, PhD; Biotechnologist: Pablo Lazcano; Neurologist: Ignacio González, MD; Artificial Intelligence collaborator: Claudio Pérez, PhD; Biostatistics: Valeria Ramírez, MSc
Competition Sponsor
: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion


Catalyst Awardee

Human-machine interface for the assistance and care of elderly people with motor dependence: a transformative proposal based on computer vision and video analytics

Claudio Tapia Malebrán |Universidad de Chile; Gonzalo Rivera Lillo, PhD; Bárbara Torres Acin, EU.
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2023
Human-Machine Interface for Assistance and Care of Elderly People with Motor Dependence: A Transformative Proposal Based on Computer Vision and Video…

Catalyst Awardee

Improving brain proteostasis as a strategy to reduce the adverse effects of psychosocial stress on the cognitive decline of the elderly

  Mei-Li Díaz Hung, PhD | Biomedical Neuroscience Institute; Claudio Hetz, PhD; Giovanni Tamburini, MS; Diego Arriagada, MS; María José Altamirano, MV
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2022 Prolonged exposure to stress could result in deleterious effects to the brain function, reducing our…

Catalyst Awardee

Blood-borne components from pregnant females as a novel therapeutic avenue against Alzheimer’s disease

  Claudia Duran-Aniotz, PhD | Latin American Institute for Brain Health (BrainLat), Universidad Adolfo Ibanez; Valeria Gutiérrez-Ferre, PhD; Rodrigo Morales, PhD; Matías Pizarro Charpentier, RA; Catalina Valdés Bustamante, RA
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2022 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease, associated…


Catalyst Awardee

Development of a Computational Intelligence and Proteomics Platform for early identification of biomarkers in dementia: Aging MetS Project

  Claudia Carvallo, PhD| Centro de investigación e innovación en Gerontología Aplicada ; Max Chacón, PhD; Felipe Bello, PhD; Andrés Ledezma, PhD; Javier Palma, MS
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2022 There is one diagnosis of dementia every three seconds worldwide and by 2030,…

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