CART Awards Five Grants Totaling $700,000 for 2018

Posted by on May 4, 2018

Dr. Thomas TownDr. Terrance Town

Liz and Ash Rothein Research Grant – $250,000 – Terrence Town, PhD, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, “Targeting IRAK-M/NF-kappB signaling for innate immune removal of Alzheimer’s amyloid-β”




Nicola AllenDr. Nicola Allen

Grant – $112,500 – Nicola Allen, PhD, Salk Institute California, La Jolla, CA, “Identifying the Contribution of Astrocytes to Synaptic Dysfunction and Repair in Alzheimer’s Disease”




Keith VosselDr. Keith Vossel

Grant – $112,500 – Keith Vossel, MD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, “Blocking tau interactions to prevent seizures and associated memory loss in Alzheimer’s Disease”




Brian BacskaiDr. Brian Bacskai

Grant-  $112,500 – Brian Bacskai, PhD, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, “Manipulation of the blood-brain barrier for CNS delivery of drugs and imaging agents”




CWagnerDr. Carl Wagner

Grant – $112,500 – Carl Wagner, PhD, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, “Identifying Novel Retinoids that Enhance ApoE Expression and Promote Amyloid-Beta Clearance”