2013 CART grant recipient Beth Stevens, Ph.D. has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow by the MacArthur Foundation. Dr. Stevens is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, F. M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children’s Hospital.read more
The CART Fund begins its 2016 Grant process by welcoming Letters-of-Intent (LOIs) for Alzheimer’s research projects within the United States. The CART Fund provides financial support for Alzheimer’s research projects that may yet be supported by extensive preliminary data, but have the potential to substantially advance biomedical research.read more
“Johnny Hilton 1978” is an eclectic Southern Country Rock CD recorded by CART Assistant Treasurer Johnny Hilton. This gem features all original tunes written by Johnny back in the 70’s when he performed music full time.read more
Dr. Tsuneya Ikezu, MD, PhD, and colleagues from Boston University School of Medicine identify the role of Microglia in early AD progression in “Depletion of microglia and inhibition of exosome synthesis halt tau propagation” published in Nature Neuroscience on October 5, 2015.
For the first time, researchers have determined how toxic tau fibrils spread by the help of brain immune cells called microglia during the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).read more