Alzheimer's researchers get grant
Five University researchers working on three separate
projects have received grants from the Alzheimers and Related
Diseases Research Award Fund.
J. Fernandez, department of chemical
engineering, is working on identifying and characterizing
protein aggregates responsible for toxic reactions. Carol Manning
and Kathleen Fuchs, both from the department
of neurology, are studying the physical and emotional impact
of Alzheimers Disease on women with a parent suffering from
the disease. John Savory and Othman Ghribi, department of pathology,
are examining the impact of stress in the endoplasmic reticulum
on Alzheimers disease.
award fund was established by the General Assembly in 1982 to
stimulate innovative investigations into Alzheimers research.