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Rotary Club of Fort Mill (SC) Raises $30,000 for The CART Fund!

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Rotary Club of Fort Mill (SC) Raises $30,000 for The CART Fund!

The Rotary Club of Fort Mill recently presented Rotary District 7750 Governor Carol Burdette a check for $30K for Alzheimer’s Research Grants from proceeds from their 2018 gala to support The CART Fund. This club is helping District Governor Carol’s vision of donating $100K to The CART Fund this year. In fact, she promised to shave her head at the annual spring District Conference if together the 52 clubs in her District could raise $100K. With this contribution, District 7750 now stands at more than $120K with a few more months to go! Barbara Ivey, a member of the Fort Mill club and former board member for The CART Fund, was recognized by the...

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Rotary Club of Murphy (NC) Coin Dump

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Rotary Club of Murphy (NC) Coin Dump

The Rotary Club of Murphy (NC-D7670) recently collected change from members and the community and scheduled a “Coin Dump” at one of their regular meetings. The result was more than $1,100 collected for The CART Fund. They challenge other Rotary clubs to do the same and post the results using #CARTFundCoinDump on social media.    

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CART Awards Five Grants Totaling $700,000 for 2018

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Dr. 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”       Dr. 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”       Dr. Keith Vossel Grant – $112,500 – Keith Vossel, MD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, “Blocking tau interactions to prevent...

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Bahr wins University of North Carolina’s highest honor

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Bahr wins University of North Carolina’s highest honor

Video Available On May 19, 2017 Ben Bahr, Ph.D., the William C. Friday Chair and Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke was recognized as the 2017 Oliver Max Gardner Award winner. The award – the highest honor given by the University and established by the will of former Governor O. Max Gardner – recognizes faculty who have “made the greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race.” Bahr received a 2014 CART Grant.  In addition to delivering critical research results (and attracting follow-on funding) Bahr has been a true partner in the CART effort to cure Alzheimer’s through cutting...

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Ikezu 2014 Grant leads to acclaim & funding

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Ikezu 2014 Grant leads to acclaim & funding

Last summer, Tsuneya Ikezu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology and Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine received the Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award for Alzheimer’s Research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Toronto, Ontario, July 24-28, 2016.  Dr. Ikezu, whose research focuses on molecular therapeutic intervention of neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders, gave a plenary lecture at the conference. The Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award for Alzheimer’s Research recognizes the senior author of the most impactful study on the biology of Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions published during the two calendar years...

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Share CART at RI in Atlanta

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Share CART at RI in Atlanta

Are you attending the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta in June? Would you like to donate an hour to work the CART booth in the House of Friendship? This is your chance to share the story of CART with Rotarians from around the globe. If you are a Rotarian and would like to volunteer, click here. If you are a spouse or friend of a Rotarian and would like to volunteer, click here. Questions?  Contact Norman Rogers – 910-616-1205 or...

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