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SMASH Alzheimer’s

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SMASH Alzheimer’s

A new grassroots effort is underway to raise additional funds for The CART Fund. Rotarian John Whitwell of Augusta, GA, is passionate about helping find a cure for this disease and has enlisted his family and friends to help him “Smash Alzheimer’s.” Whitwell has created a website and encourages individuals or clubs to “smash” something – anything – and make a video to share on social media. Then, make a donation to The CART Fund and challenge someone else to do the same. Learn more at www.smashalzheimers.com or on their Facebook...

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CART Fast Facts 2015

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CART Fast Facts 2015

Looking for Fast Facts on The CART Fund? The 2015 CART Fast Facts sheet is now available!   Download your copy now!

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Dr. Kurt Brunden

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Dr. Kurt Brunden

Research Associate Professor Scientific Director, Marian S. Ware Alzheimer and Benaroya Parkinson’s Disease Drug Discovery Programs Dr. Burnden’s proposal is close behind Puglieli’s in terms of proximity to animal model testing, after Brunden does some toxicology. Brudens proposal focuses on a family of aminothienopyridizine (ATPZs) compounds that emerged from 290,000 compound screens for drugs to block tangle formation in AD. He has identified several ATPZs that are worthy of bringing forward in animal studies.

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Cart Fund presents 2007 grant to Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville

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On May 2, 2007 at the annual meeting of the CART Board of Directors held in Columbia, SC, Dr. Todd Golde of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida was awarded the eighth CART Fund grant for research into Alzheimer’s Disease. Pictured left to right are PDG Jim Puryear – CART Vice President and CART Grants Chairman, Eric Puckett – CART Secretary, Karen Shore – CART President, PDG Bruce Baker – CART President Emeritus, Dr. Todd Golde – Mayo Clinic and Grant recipient, Roger Ackerman – CART Treasurer, and PDG Glenn Hood – CART Vice President This makes the total CART grants $1,850,000. Rotarians and others have now donated...

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Cart Fund presents grant to University of Texas Medical Branch

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On May 3, 2006 at the annual meeting of the CART Board of Directors held in Columbia, SC, Dr. Claudio Soto of the University of Texas Medical Branch was awarded the seventh CART Fund grant for research into Alzheimer’s Disease. Pictured left to right are CART Secretary PDG Dean Kanipe D-7670, Vice President Karen Shore D-7680, Dr. Soto, President Bruce Baker D-7750, Treasurer Roger Ackerman D-7770 and Vice President Jack Bass D-7770. This makes the total CART grants $1,600,000.

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CART Fund Day proclaimed SC Governor proclaims ‘Carroll Campbell CART Fund Day’

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WHEREAS, it is estimated that over 4 million people across the country suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and medical scientists predict that, without a cure, one out of every ten living Americans will fall victim to this disease: and WHEREAS, initiated in 1995, The Rotary Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust Fund (CART) utilizes donated change as an effective means to raise funds for research into the prevention, early detection, and cure of Alzheimer’; and WHEREAS, over the past ten years, the CART fund has raised over $1,000,000 dollars and awarded $1,350,000 in grants for Alzheimer’s research; and WHEREAS, hosted by the Georgetown Rotary Club,...

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