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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 OfferingThe 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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CART Brochure

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CART Brochure

Share the story of how Rotarians are curing Alzheimer’s with the 2016 CART Brochure. This ready-to-print, tri-fold brochure puts the story of CART in the palm of your hand. See the institutions and researchers that have received grants, learn how the trust is administered and discover how you can get involved in curing Alzheimer’s through The CART Fund. Please print and distribute as part of your CART support effort. Download your PDF Brochure...

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2017 CART Grant Applications Accepted Through 12/1/16

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2017 CART Grant Applications Accepted Through 12/1/16

The CART Fund begins its 2017 Grant process by welcoming Letters-of-Intent (LOIs) for Alzheimer’s research projects within the United States. The CART Fund provides financial support for Alzheimer’s research projects that may yet be supported by extensive preliminary data, but have the potential to substantially advance biomedical research. LOIs that include sufficient detail to communicate the importance of the study as well as information on its feasibility are due by December 1, 2016. Final grant selection will made by March 31, 2017. Additional details and the 2017 grant application schedule can be found...

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