Cure Alzheimer’s Awards Over $700,000 to Support 5 Research Efforts

Cure Alzheimer’s Awards Over $700,000 to Support 5 Research Efforts
caflogoCure Alzheimer's Fund, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit dedicated to funding promising research into ways to prevent, slow, or reverse Alzheimer's disease, has awarded more than $700,000 in research grants in September to scientists working toward those goals. The five newly funded projects brings Cure Alzheimer's research support for 2016 to more than $6 million, given to some 29 scientific efforts. "Every day, researchers continue to make important contributions in our understanding of Alzheimer's disease and in finding ways to treat it," Tim Armour, Cure Alzheimer's president and CEO, said in a press release. "We are honored to help these researchers at the earliest stages of their work, as they develop their projects and our comprehension of this intricate disease." The five projects are: Binding Site Characterization of a Novel Pyridazine-Derived Class of y-Secretase Modulators ($194,950) wagnersThe purpose of this study, by Steven Wagner, PhD, principal investigator in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, is to identify critical sites of interaction between py
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