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YongTae (Tony) Kim – Georgia Institute of Technology ($100,000 Grant)

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YongTae (Tony) Kim – Georgia Institute of Technology ($100,000 Grant)

  On May 5, 2015, at the annual meeting of The CART Fund, YongTae (Tony) Kim, PhD, Assistant Professor of George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology was awarded a CART Grant in the amount of $100,000.    Research Project    In collaboration with Malú G. Tansey, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Physiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Kim will study Advanced CNS Drug Delivery via Lipoprotein-Polymer Nanocomplexes in Experimental Alzheimer’s Disease.    Aging, chronic systemic disease increases inflammation and promotes conversion from mild chronic impairment to Alzheimer’s disease....

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Emory receives $25M from Goizueta Foundation for Early AD Detection

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Emory receives $25M from Goizueta Foundation for Early AD Detection

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Lamb findings on brain inflammation reduce placque formation

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Lamb findings on brain inflammation reduce placque formation

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October 2014 CART Fast Facts Sheet Now Available

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October 2014 CART Fast Facts Sheet Now Available

    Looking for Fast Facts on The CART Fund? The October 2014 CART Fast Facts sheet is now available!   Download your copy now!

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September 2014 CART Newsletter Now Available

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September 2014 CART Newsletter Now Available

  Looking for the latest CART news and information?  The September 2014 CART Newsletter is now available!  Download your copy now!

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Nigel J. Cairns – Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis ($250,000 Grant)

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Nigel J. Cairns – Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis ($250,000 Grant)

  On May 6, 2014, at the annual meeting of The CART Fund, Nigel J. Cairns, PhD, FRCPath, Professor, Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO was awarded a CART Grant in the amount of $250,000. Research Project Although we have learned a great deal about the biology of Alzheimer’s in recent years there is still no effective treatment. Dr. Cairns and colleagues plan to use the CART award to investigate a promising new molecule to see if it can slow down or stop the damage caused to nerve cells by the disease. Firstly, he plans to investigate how this new molecule works in the test tube and, secondly, he will investigate its...

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