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AUSTRALIA

Liang Jin, Ph.D.
Monash University
Clayton, Australia
Targeting microglial potassium channels Kv1.3 for the treatment of AD
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $139,735 over 2 years

Yen Ying Lim, Ph.D.
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Melbourne, Australia
Cognitive and Biological Changes in APOE4 Carriers: Implications for Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,700 over 3 years

BELGIUM

Bart DeStrooper, M.D., Ph.D.
Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB)
Leuven, Belgium
Dissecting the Role of Human Astroglia in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Zenith Fellows Award Program — $450,000 over 3 years

CANADA

Cindy Barha, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sex Differences in Exercise Efficacy: Possible Role of BDNF and Stress Axis
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years
This award was made possible by the Alzheimer's Association and Brain Canada.

Paula Duarte-Guterman, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The impact of motherhood and APOE genotype on the aging brain
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Nicole Gervais, Ph.D.
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
Sleep, Cognition, and Inflammation Following Natural or Surgical Menopause
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $139,458 over 2 years
This award was made possible by the Alzheimer's Association and Brain Canada.

Walter Swardfager, Ph.D.
Sunnybrook Research Institute
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Neuroinflammatory Susceptibility to Vascular Disease as a Dementia Driver
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,985 over 3 years
This award was made possible by the Alzheimer's Association and Brain Canada.

GERMANY

Jasmin Hefendehl, Ph.D.
Goethe University
Frankfurt, Germany
The role of pericytes in Alzheimers Disease and Stroke comorbidity
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $123,500 over 3 years

HONG KONG

Hei-Man Chow, Ph.D.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Targeting brain insulin resistance-mediated neuronal dysfunction in AD
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

ITALY

Annamaria Cattaneo, Ph.D.
Scientific Institute Saint John of God – The National Centre for Research and Care of Alzheimer's and Mental Diseases
Brescia, Italy
Gut Microbiota and host epigenome Interplay in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $120,000 over 2 years

Elvira De Leonibus, Ph.D.
Fondazione Telethon
Naples, Italy
Neurobiology of Sex Differences in Memory Capacity in Ageing and Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $249,975 over 3 years

Mariapina D'Onofrio, Ph.D., M.D.
University of Verona
Verona, Italy
Role of polyubiquitination in Alzheimer's disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $133,800 over 3 years

Luana Fioriti, Ph.D.
Mario Negri Institute for Pharmaceutical Research
Milan, Italy
Role of SUMOylation in the Aggregation and Toxicity of Tau
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Elisa Zanier, M.D.
Istituto di ricerche farmacologiche Mario Negri (Pharmacological Research Institute Mario Negri)
Milano, Italy
Prion-like tauopathy in post-traumatic Alzheimer's disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

NETHERLANDS

Jan van Weering, Ph.D.
VU University Medical Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Seeding Disease: How Pathological Tau Meets Endogenous Tau
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

SERBIA

Tanja Stojkovic, Ph.D.
University of Belgrade
Belgrade, Serbia
Strategies to prevent cognitive decline in non-demented subjects
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinician Scientist Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AACSF-D) — $174,990 over 3 years

SPAIN

María Llorens-Martín, Ph.D.
Center for Networked Biomedical Research on Neurodegenerative Diseases
Madrid, Spain
Novel Methods to Interrogate the Subcellular Machinery of AD Models in VIVO
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Gemma Navarro, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
Monitoring the Onset and Evolution of Neuronal Dysfunctions
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) — $173,000 over 3 years

UNITED STATES

Arizona

Antonella Caccamo, Ph.D.
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
Molecular Mechanisms of Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,997 over 3 years

Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D.
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Tucson, Arizona
Perimenopause in the ApoE4 Brain: Accelerated Myelin Catabolism for Fuel
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $249,279 over 3 years

Diego Mastroeni, Ph.D.
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
Gender Effects on identified cell population in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $150,000 over 3 years

 

California

Christopher Beam, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Biopsychosocial Pathways from Loneliness to Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Anne Berry, Ph.D.
University of California, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, California
Determining the influence of tau pathology on decision making
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $174,973 over 3 years

Claire Clelland, Ph.D, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Microglia transplantation in a murine model of Alzheimer's disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinician Scientist Fellowship (AACSF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Inma Cobos, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Single-cell RNA-seq in human AD to define selective cell vulnerability
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Melanie Das, Ph.D.
The J. David Gladstone Institutes
San Francisco, California
Microglial modulation of neural activities in models of Alzheimer's disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Emily Edmonds, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California
Longitudinal Cognitive and Biomarker Trajectories of MCI Subtypes
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,995 over 3 years

Kei Igarashi, Ph.D.
University of California (Irvine)
Irvine, California
In vivo entorhinal-hippocampal synchronization in APP knock-in mice
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Matt Inlay, Ph.D.
University of California - Irvine
Irvine, California
Generation of a Blood-Brain Barrier from Alzheimer's Disease Patient iPSCs
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Daniel Nation
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Protective vascular factors in mild cognitive impairment
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,422 over 3 years

Alexander Nott, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California
Functional role of genetic variation in cell-specific pathogenesis of AD
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Christian J. Pike, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Interactions Between Sex, APOE4, and Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $249,879 over 3 years

Natalie Rasgon, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University
Stanford, California
Sex Specific Interactions of Modifiable and Non-modifiable Risk Factors of Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $250,000 over 3 years

Dylan Reid, Ph.D.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, California
The Consequences of Activity-Induced DNA Breaks in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

April Thames, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Biopsychosocial contributions to early brain changes in African Americans
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $149,881 over 3 years

Kelsey Thomas, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego - Health Sciences
San Diego, California
Cognitive Process Scores to Improve Preclinical AD Detection
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Terrence Christopher Town, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Brain Sexual Dimorphism and Aging Interact in Development of Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $249,990 over 3 years

Mark Tuszynski, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
A Clinical Trial of BDNF Gene Therapy in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Part the Cloud: Translational Research Funding for Alzheimer's Disease — $700,000 over 3 years

Colorado

Victoria S. Pelak, M.D.
University of Colorado Denver
Aurora, Colorado
Functional and Structural Brain Changes With Testosterone Supplementation
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $199,714 over 2 years

Connecticut

Farhan Ali, Ph.D.
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Memory Deficits in Alzheimer's Disease: In vivo Frontal Cortical Mechanisms
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $174,984 over 3 years

Dibyadeep Datta, Ph.D.
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
"Leaky" ryanodine receptors: Potential role in pathogenesis of AD
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $174,946.92 over 3 years

Florida

Delia Cabrera-DeBuc, Ph.D.
Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami
Miami, Florida
Non-invasive ocular screening approach to identify early biomarkers in AD.
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $120,000 over 2 years

Deguo Du, Ph.D.
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
Role of N-terminal Residues in Membrane-Mediated Aß Assembly and Toxicity
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,467 over 3 years

Aurelie Joly-Amado, Ph.D.
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
Effects of psychotropic medications in a mouse model of tauopathy.
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $140,000 over 2 years

Shellie-Anne Levy, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Engaging Diverse Populations in Behavioral Interventions for MCI
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinical Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AACF-D) — $174,961 over 3 years

Chia-Chen Liu, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
The Role of Neuronal HSPG in the Propagation of Tau
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Melissa Murray, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
Molecular Underpinnings of Clinical and Neuropathologic Heterogeneity in AD
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Georgia

Ambar Kulshreshtha, Ph.D.
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for African Americans with MCI
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinician Scientist Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AACSF-D) — $170,000 over 3 years

Illinois

Susan Aguinaga, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, Illinois
STAND UP: Sitting Time, Activity, and Dementia in Underserved Populations
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) — $136,915 over 2 years

Ravi Allada, M.D.
Northwestern University - Evanston Campus
Evanston, Illinois
Discovery of novel mechanisms by which sleep modulates Aß toxicity
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Pierre De Rossi, Ph.D.
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
In vivo Investigation of BIN1 as a Risk Factor in Tau Pathology
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $173,000 over 3 years

Kalipada Pahan, Ph.D.
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
PPARalpha in APP Metabolism
2017 Zenith Fellows Award Program — $449,955 over 3 years

Indiana

Ruben Vidal, Ph.D.
Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana
In vivo Analysis of Cell-Type-Specific Expression of Tau and Tau Spreading
2017 Zenith Fellows Award Program — $450,000 over 3 years

Iowa

Auriel Willette, Ph.D.
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Ames, Iowa
Genetic Variation in Sirtuins and Associations with Memory & Brain Atrophy
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $149,820 over 3 years

Kentucky

Linda Jo Van Eldik, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Phase 1b MAD Study of a Novel Drug (MW189) Targeting Neuroinflammation
2017 Part the Cloud: Translational Research Funding for Alzheimer's Disease — $997,738 over 2 years

Maryland

Nirmalya Roy, Ph.D.
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, Maryland
Functional and Cognitive Health Assessment of Older Adults with Dementia
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Massachusetts

Rebecca Amariglio, Ph.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Examining the trajectory of Subjective Cognitive Decline in preclinical AD
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,913 over 3 years

Jonathan Cherry, Ph.D.
Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
vUnique neuroimmune signature in Alzheimer's disease compared to CTE
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $171,920 over 3 years

Se Hoon Choi, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
Boston, Massachusetts
Targeting Adult Neurogenesis for Alzheimer's Disease Therapy
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Franz Hefti, Ph.D.
Neurophage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Phase I Study with NPT088, a Fusion Protein to Treat Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Part the Cloud: Translational Research Funding for Alzheimer's Disease — $700,000 over 2 years

Tae Ho Lee, Ph.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
A Novel Mechanism of Alzheimer's Disease Signaling Pathway
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Alexander Lin, Ph.D.
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
Boston, Massachusetts
Cerebral Perfusion and Metabolism in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,999.77 over 3 years

Pei-Jung Lin, Ph.D.
Tufts University Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in ADRD Diagnosis, Treatment and Costs
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Karin Schon, Ph.D.
Boston University Medical Campus
Boston, Massachusetts
Perceived racism as a chronic stressor and cognition in Black Seniors
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,415 over 3 years

Alberto Serrano-Pozo, M.D., Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Transcriptomic Changes of Astrocytes in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinical Fellowship (AACF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Hyun-Sik Yang, M.D.
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
Boston, Massachusetts
Pathophysiologic Link between TDP-43 Pathology and Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinical Fellowship (AACF) — $139,059 over 2 years

Michigan

Stewart Graham, Ph.D.
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, Michigan
Salivary biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,451 over 3 years

Minnesota

Tammy Butterick, Ph.D.
Minnesota Veterans Medical Research & Education Foundation
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Microglial Fatty Acid Signaling in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $150,000 over 3 years

Nikki Stricker, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Can subtle cognitive decline predict biomarker positivity and incident MCI?
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,998 over 3 years

Missouri

John R. Cirrito, Ph.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
Role of Glucocorticoid Receptors in Sex-Related Differences in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $249,999 over 3 years

Celeste Karch, Ph.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
A role for PLD3 in the autophagy-lysosome pathway and Aß clearance
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Yi Su, Ph.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
Amyloid PET as a biomarker for white matter integrity in Alzheimer disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

New Mexico

Benjamin Clark, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Neural Mechanisms of Spatial Disorientation in Alzheimer's disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

New York

Alejandro Avila, Ph.D.
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
The role of microglial CD33 on amyloid deposition and synaptic pathology
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D — $175,000 over 3 years

Jole Fiorito, Ph.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Drug Development of a Novel PDE5 Inhibitor for Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Thomas Franke, M.D., Ph.D.
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
Targeting Ca2+ dysregulation in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Hongjun Fu, Ph.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Identifying Neurons Vulnerable to Tau Pathology in Early Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $140,000 over 2 years

Yunglin Gazes, Ph.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
NODDI vs. DTI metrics in predicting amyloid and tau pathology
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,999 over 3 years

Yulin Ge, M.D.
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
Developing advanced blood-brain barrier permeability imaging for early AD
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Cláudio Gouveia Roque, Ph.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Axonal Transcription Factor Complexes in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $174,999 over 3 years

Arjun Masurkar, M.D., Ph.D.
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
Lateral Entorhinal Cortex-CA1 Interactions in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinical Fellowship (AACF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Natura Myeku, Ph.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Stopping Tau Propagation by Receptor-Mediated Synaptic Proteolysis
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Marta Olah, Ph.D.
Columbia University
New York, New York
Innate Immune Cells in Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $169,504.22 over 3 years

Anna Orr, Ph.D.
Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, New York
Defining astrocytic-neuronal transcriptional alterations in memory loss.
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

MD Rahim, Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York
PS1 FAD mutants affect NMDA-EphB receptor interactions and neuroprotection
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $174,981 over 3 years

Gustavo Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Attenuating Aβ-Driven Hyperexcitability and Tau Spread
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) — $140,000 over 2 years

Ann-Marie Schmidt, M.D.
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
RAGE, DIAPH1, Microglia, and Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Zenith Fellows Award Program — $444,225 over 3 years

North Carolina

Byron Aguilar, Ph.D.
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
Elucidating the therapeutic potential of Intersectin in Alzheimer's disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) — $140,000 over 2 years

North Dakota

Harpreet Kaur, Ph.D.
University of North Dakota
North Dakota
Grand Forks, Probiotic Effects on Progression of Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Ohio

Joseph Foss, M.D.
NeuroTherapia, Inc.
Cleveland, Ohio
A Phase I Single Ascending Dose Safety and Pharmacokinetic Study of NTRX-07
2017 Part the Cloud: Translational Research Funding for Alzheimer's Disease — $700,000 over 2 years

Md. Golam Sharoar, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio
Roles of DCTN6 in Tubular ER Clustering and DNs Formation in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Xinglong Wang, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
Pathomechanisms of TDP-43 in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Oregon

Raina Croff, Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon
A Neighborhood Approach to Increase Physical Activity and Social Engagement
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $146,784 over 3 years

Katie Schenning, M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon
Sex and genetic risk factors in postoperative dementia
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinician Scientist Fellowship (AACSF) — $174,952 over 3 years

Pennsylvania

Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD., Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Claims Data Mining to Predict Side Effects of Anti-Dementia Drugs
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $149,386 over 3 years

Bistra Iordanova, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Relationship between Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy and Neurovascular Deficits
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Shana Stites, PsyD
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Study of the Psychosocial Effects of Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $168,625 over 3 years

Tennessee

Richard Darby, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC)
Nashville, Tennessee
Neurobiology of Hallucinations and Delusions in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Clinical Fellowship (AACF) — $175,000 over 3 years

Renã Robinson, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Proteomics and Lipidomics to Study Alzheimer's Disease in African Americans
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $150,000 over 3 years

Texas

Stacy Grunke, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Plasticity of entorhinal-hippocampal network in the aged brain
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $174,970 over 3 years

Balaji Krishnan, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, Texas
Inhibition of Phospholipase D1 as therapeutic in AD-related memory deficits
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Tom Lee, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Towards an Animal Model for Late Onset Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $140,000 over 2 years

Dany Munoz Pinto, Ph.D.
Trinity University
San Antonio, Texas
Modelling inflammation in the context of AD using 3D microenvironments
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $150,000 over 3 years

Germán Plascencia Villa, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
Chronic senescence-associated secretory phenotype in neurodegeneration
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) — $175,000 over 3 years

P. Hemachandra Reddy, Ph.D.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas
Gender Difference in Human and Primate Serotonin Network
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $249,999 over 3 years

Adriana Strutt, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
SASEI [sas-ee]: Sexuality and Neurodegenerative Conditions
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) — $150,000 over 3 years

Candice Van Skike, Ph.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
Oligomeric Tau-Induced Microvascular Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $140,000 over 2 years

Utah

Katherine Supiano, Ph.D.
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Group Therapy for Dementia Caregivers at Risk for Complicated Grief
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $149,998 over 3 years

Virginia

Michel Audette, Ph.D.
Old Dominion University Research Foundation
Norfolk, Virginia
Sensor and Simulation-based Fall Injury Mitigation for Senior Citizens
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Wisconsin

Jill Barnes, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Brain Blood Flow in Middle-Aged Adults at Low and High Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) — $150,000 over 3 years

Karyn M. Frick, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Estradiol-APOE Interactions in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease
2017 Sex and Gender in Alzheimer's (SAGA) — $250,000 over 3 years

Jichao Sun, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
A genomic screen to identify endogenous regulators of APP/BACE interaction
2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) — $173,174 over 3 years

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