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Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Secure $14m to Study Alzheimer’s Disease Differences in Black Population

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis received a $14.6 million grant to support their investigations into whether early markers of Alzheimer’s that have shown promise for predicting the disease in Caucasian populations can also serve as a predictor for...

Vanderbilt’s Warren Center Inks CNS-based Drug Development Deal with ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Showcasing their “De-Risking” Model

In an effort to develop and commercialize central nervous system disorder therapies, such as Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia, Vanderbilt University’s Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery (VCNDD) entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing and...

Young Investigators Profile: Virginia Tech’s Christopher Liao Pursues a Better Understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease

Virginia Tech’s Christopher Liao, a four-year Carilion School of Medicine student, developed novel insight into Alzheimer’s disease as part of his graduate research project. Specifically looking for how the neurodegenerative disease impacted blood vessels in the brain...

The California Department of Public Health Awards Five Counties $750K Each for Alzheimer’s Research & Care Funding

The San Diego County Health Department received $750,000 for dementia research and services from the state of California, the California. The funding, originating from the California Healthy Brain Initiative and Local Public Health Partnerships program, totals $4.5...

Dartmouth-Hitchcock & UMass Boston Receive $1.2m to Develop AI-enabled Voice Detection via Alexa & Others

Researchers from Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the University of Massachusetts Boston have received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institute on Aging in an exciting effort to use voice-assistant devices like Amazon’s Alexa to detect signs of memory...

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