Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Awarded $6 Million to Support 29 Research Projects So Far in 2016

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Awarded $6 Million to Support 29 Research Projects So Far in 2016
Cure Alzheimer’s Fund recently announced that it has awarded over $6 million in research grants this year to support scientific projects working to improve our knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and to develop potential treatments. In total in 2016, so far, the organization has funded 29 projects in the U.S. and elsewhere, including a study looking at the links between gender and Alzheimer’s ($151,000); a project looking at genes, brain activity and the pathology of Alzheimer’s ($150,000); a study examining the early role of microglia in synapse loss in Alzheimer's ($150,000). The first of these projects is led by Murali Doraiswamy, MD, of Duke University Medical Center, an
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