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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cholinergic Receptors in Aging and Early Alzheimer's Disease: Longitudinal Change
Principal Investigator:

Rebecca J Melrose

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Cholinergic receptors in aging and early Alzheimer’s disease: longitudinal change David Sultzer, MD VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Abstract The overall goal of this study is to evaluate the role of the brain cholinergic neurotransmitter system in cognitive aging and the progression to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The study examines changes in nicotinic cholinergic receptor binding over time among healthy older Veterans and those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and measures the associ...

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