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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003040-01A2
Title: Validation Studies of CRF Receptor 1 as a Target for AD
Principal Investigator:

Robert Rissman

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $121,139
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,086,496
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary/Abstract Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an age-related neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive memory loss and impairments in other aspects of cognitive and behavioral function. It is the most common form of dementia, currently afflicting roughly five million Americans, a number projected to quadruple by 2050. Neuropathologically, AD is defined by the accumulation of extracellular plaques composed of beta-amyloid (Aβ),...



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