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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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McCrory honors NC Rotarians for Centennial and CART Support

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in News | 0 comments

McCrory honors NC Rotarians for Centennial and CART Support

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory proclaimed the month of June 2015 as the “Rotary Club 100th Anniversary” month, to recognize the centennial of many Rotary clubs in the state.

Governor McCrory’s proclamation specified that support of Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART) would be the primary way that NC Rotarians would celebrate this important occasion.

All six of the Rotary Districts in North Carolina support The CART Fund. Many thanks to the Rotarians in Districts 7670, 7680, 7690, 7710, 7720 and 7730.

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Koronyo-Hamaoui study named August ’Editor’s Choice’ in Brain

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Koronyo-Hamaoui study named August ’Editor’s Choice’ in Brain

Research update from Dr. Maya Koronyo-Hamaoui, 2012 CART Grant Recipient:

A paper published by Dr. Maya Koronyo-Hamaoui and colleagues from the department of Neurosurgery, Maxine-Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA is named the “Editor’s Choice” for August 2015 in the Oxford University journal Brain.

This large, multi-year study shows for the first time that that infiltrating monocyte-derived macrophages contribute to the clearance of amyloid-beta in the brain.

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