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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: False Memories in Alzheimer's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Andrew E Budson

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Many Veterans with Alzheimer’s disease in the mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia stages live alone in the community. Although it has been known for over 100 years that forgetting interferes with their quality of life, we have obtained new data demonstrating that rates of false memories in those with AD are extremely high—almost as high as forgetting. The goal of this grant is to understand the physiological and cognitive basis of false memories and their clinical and functional implicat...

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