Items Tagged ‘National Alzheimer’s Project Act’

January 12, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Awarded $5.3 Million Federal Grant to Study Vascular Risk Factors in Dementia

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, two of the signature transformational centers at Mayo Clinic, are coming together in a major study on aging and dementia. Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus was recently awarded a $5.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to identify […]

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer’s disease, center for individualized medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine, dementia, Dr Guojun Bu, Dr Nilüfer Ertekin-Taner, Dr. Melissa Murray, Gerstner Family Career Development Awards, IndividualizedMedicine, Mayo Clinic Brain Bank, National Alzheimer's Project Act


December 16, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Why Increased NIH Research Funding is Critical

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Under the federal spending bill, released early Wednesday, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would receive a $350 million increase for Alzheimer’s research funding in 2016. “We applaud the agreement for the first increase in research funding for the NIH in over a decade. This significant act recognizes the importance of funding research and innovation in […]

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Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Gregory Gores, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Ronald Petersen, National Alzheimer's Project Act, NIH, Precision Medicine Initiative


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