Neurodegenerative Disease

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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...

Duke Disease Retinal Imaging (DNRI) Repository Initiative Big Implications for Diagnosing & Treating Neurodegenerative Disease

Researchers are developing a powerful, new kind of patient registry by using optical coherence tomography, angiography, and ultra-widefield fundus photography. The Duke Neurodegenerative Disease Retinal Imaging (DNRI) repository initiative led by retinal surgeons...

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...

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...

Michigan State University a Hub of Alzheimer’s Research in Western Michigan with Influence Beyond

A Michigan State University (MSU) is researching a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Located at the MSU Grand Rapids Research Center, the Alzheimer’s Alliance conducts a series of clinical trials, connecting people who have the disease with researchers trying to stop it....

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