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Beth Stevens named MacArthur Fellow

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Beth Stevens named MacArthur Fellow

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.

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CART Grant Applications Accepted Through 12/1/15

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in News | 0 comments

CART Grant Applications Accepted Through 12/1/15

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.

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CD sales benefits The CART Fund

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in News | 0 comments

CD sales benefits The CART Fund

“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.

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Ikezu Findings Prove Microglia Plays Crucial Role in Early Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Ikezu Findings Prove Microglia Plays Crucial Role in Early Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

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).

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