Jackson Laboratory Getting $2.7 Million Grant to Study Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s

Jackson Laboratory Getting $2.7 Million Grant to Study Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is receiving a $2.7 million U.S. government grant for a five-year research project on the mechanisms that underlie healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Catherine Kaczorowski, an assistant professor at the Bal Harbor, Maine-based research organization, will direct the work. The grant is coming from the National Institute on Aging. "Normal cognitive aging and the memory decline of Alzheimer's disease appear to share molecular pathways," Kaczorowski said in a news release. "So we expect that by identifying genetic factors and mechanisms underlying normal agin
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