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October 2014 CART Fast Facts Sheet Now Available

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in News | 0 comments

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

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in News | 0 comments

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)

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in News | 0 comments

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. [...]

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Tsuneya Ikezu – Boston University School of Medicine ($100,000 Grant)

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Tsuneya Ikezu – Boston University School of Medicine ($100,000 Grant)

On May 6, 2014, at the annual meeting of The CART Fund, Tsuneya Ikezu, MD, Ph.D., Professor Departments of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine was awarded a CART grant in the amount of $100,000.

Research Project

My funded research is focused on how the disease hallmark protein called tau starts to build up in nerve cells in a stereotypical manner. [...]

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