Penn Medicine Scientist Receives $7.5 Million NIH Renewal Grant for Dementia Research
Funding will enable additional study of Brain Atrophy Disorders
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, director of CNDR and the John H. Ware 3rd Endowed Professor in Alzheimer's Research in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, a $7.5 million, five-year renewal grant to continue pioneering research on Frontotemporal dementia (FTD).More Research
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Penn Medicine Town Hall Meeting on ADRD Funding Opportunities
On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the
University of Pennsylvania Perelman
School of Medicine’s Institute on
Aging (IOA), Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR), and Penn Translational Neuroscience Center (PTNC) co-hosted their first Town Hall Meeting, open to all interested University of Pennsylvania researchers.
The idea behind this joint effort is to increase the awareness and knowledge of the variety of available National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunities relating to Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders (ADRD) and the neurosciences, with many already underway here at Penn.
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