Bahr CART research receives another 2 years of funding from USANA Health Sciences Inc.

Posted by on May 17, 2016

Bahr photo in lab 2012

The CART Fund is pleased to announce follow-on funding for the research project begun by Ben Bahr, Ph.D. with a 2014 CART Grant.

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. will expand the search for protein clearance enhancers to promote healthy brain aging. This project extends the Bahr Lab studies with comparative analyses across several classes of agents.

Ben A. Bahr, Ph.D. is the William C. Friday Chair and Professor at the Biotechnology Research and Training Center, University of North Carolina – Pembroke, North Carolina.

About USANA

Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and healthy products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. Learn more about USANA by visiting http://www.usana.com

About The CART Fund

The Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust Fund (CART) is a project of the Rotary Clubs of North America. Founded in 1995 in Sumter SC, CART provides financial support for Alzheimer’s research projects that are yet to be supported by extensive preliminary data but have the potential to substantially advance biomedical research. Learn more about The CART Fund by visiting http://www.cartfund.org


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