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