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Ben A. Bahr – University of North Carolina – Pembroke ($100,000 Grant)

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Ben A. Bahr – University of North Carolina – Pembroke ($100,000 Grant)

On May 6, 2014, at the annual meeting of The CART Fund, Ben A. Bahr, Ph.D., the William C. Friday Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of the University of North Carolina – Pembroke was awarded a CART grant in the amount of $100,000.

Research Project

Millions of baby boomers fear Alzheimer’s disease is an impending epidemic, with age-related imbalances between protein production and protein clearance increasing their risk for the disease as they age. [...]

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Chuanhai Cao – University of South Florida ($50,000 Grant)

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Chuanhai Cao – University of South Florida ($50,000 Grant)

On May 6, 2014, at the annual meeting of The CART Fund, Chuanhai Cao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Science, was awarded a CART grant in the amount of $50,000.

Research Project

There is a need to develop new and effective treatments to combat the devastating neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). [...]

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Dr. Allan Levey Receives NIH AD grant for $7.2M

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Dr. Allan Levey Receives NIH AD grant for $7.2M

  Dr. Allan Levey, MD, Ph.D., of Emory University, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for $7.2M for Alzheimer’s disease research.  The purpose of this study is to discover proteins ‘beyond the usual suspects of beta-amyloid and tau’ that are altered by Alzheimer’s disease, in an effort to identify new […]

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Early AD Diagnosis with Retinal Scans – Dr. Maya Koronya-Hamaoui, Cedars-Sinai

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Early AD Diagnosis with Retinal Scans – Dr. Maya Koronya-Hamaoui, Cedars-Sinai

  Exciting progress on an effort to diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease with retinal scans was announced at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Denmark in July 2014. This safe, early, non-invasive diagnosis of Alzheimer’s using retinal scans is based on the research of 2012 CART grant recipient Dr. Maya Koronyo-Hamaoui of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. NeuroVision Imaging […]

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