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

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

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

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

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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Dr. Kurt Brunden

Posted by on Nov 14, 2011 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

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 […]

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MAYO JAX – Dr. Malcolm Leissering

Posted by on Aug 9, 2011 in News | 0 comments

MAYO JAX – Dr. Malcolm Leissering

The Leissering lab studies substances (called proteases) that destroy amyloid beta-protein which is the chief component of the plaques that create Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Leissring previous work has shown that the severity of Alzheimer’s Disease is strongly dependent on how active these protease substances are. However, all of the various amyloid destroying substances (proteases) are […]

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