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DIY Club CART Program (15 min.)

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DIY Club CART Program (15 min.)

If your club is interested in supporting Alzheimer’s research, check out this Do-It-Yourself Club CART Program. Whether Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CARTFUND.org) is new to your club, or a long-supported effort, here is a do-it-yourself, ready-to-go CART program. 1 ) Stream the 15 minute version of the made-for-TV episode: “Remembering No More” (15 minutes, free of commercial advertisements) 2 ) Q&A using Frequently Asked Questions about CART Join CART’s efforts in the prevention and cure for Alzheimer’s disease. The CART Fund collects voluntarily contributions and makes periodic awards to qualified US institutions...

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A Gift from The Diane Carter Memorial Fund

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A Gift from The Diane Carter Memorial Fund

The date was July 31st, 2002. The 38-year-old Duke graduate from Greensboro, North Carolina was living and working in Jerusalem. She was employed in the Archives and History Department of the library at Hebrew University. She stopped off at The Frank Sinatra cafeteria for a bite to eat before taking a Hebrew language literacy exam which would open the door for her to explore new opportunities within the University. She had no idea that the actions of a terrorist group would prevent her from taking that exam by taking her life. Diane Carter was needlessly taken that day, along with many others, by a terrorist bomb attack. To honor her memory, The Diane Carter Memorial...

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Cao Research Licensed by Alzamend Neuro Inc.

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Cao Research Licensed by Alzamend Neuro Inc.

Follow-on Funding from Regulation A+ Tier II SEC Qualified Offering The CART Fund is pleased to announce follow-on funding for the research project begun by Chuanhai Cao, MPH, Ph.D. with a 2014 CART Grant. Alzamend Neuro has licensed Cao’s patented mutant peptide for use in immunotherapy from the University of South Florida. Alzamend aims to support the continuing research by the team at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute and develop and commercialize their results into meaningful solutions. The funding for Cao’s continued research will come from a Regulation A+ Tier II SEC Qualified Offering launched by Alzamend Neuro Inc. Reg. A+ Tier II rules allow for...

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A Tax-Saving Way to Help The CART Fund with an IRA

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A Tax-Saving Way to Help The CART Fund with an IRA

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit The CART Fund and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as ours without having to pay income taxes on the money. This law no longer has an expiration date so you are free to make annual gifts to our organization this year and well into the future. Why Consider This Gift? Your gift will be put to use today, allowing you to see the difference your donation is making. You pay no income taxes on the gift. The transfer generates neither taxable income nor a tax deduction, so you benefit even if you do not itemize your...

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Musiek Review published in Science

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Musiek Review published in <i>Science</i>

The November 25, 2016 issue of the journal Science explores the bodies’ internal timepieces that drive daily rhythms and influence health (circadian rhythms).  Featured Reviews focus on the impact of circadian rhythms and sleep cycles on fitness, metabolism, the immune system, and neurodegeneration, what Science calls “circadian physiology”. The impact of circadian rhythms on the degeneration of brain neurons in Alzheimer’s disease is the specialty of Dr. Erik Musiek, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.  Dr. Musiek received a  2015 CART Grant recipient for his research  on how certain components of the circadian clock are...

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CART Fast Facts 2016

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CART Fast Facts 2016

Looking for Fast Facts on The CART Fund? The 2016 CART Fast Facts sheet is now available! Download your copy now!

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