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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Exercise training to improve cognitive function_523_Sparrow
Principal Investigator:

David Sparrow

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $48,636
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Background/Rationale. Alzheimer's disease (AD) afflicts nearly 6 million Americans, a number projected to grow in coming decades. AD is known to have a long preclinical phase in which pathophysiologic processes develop many years, even decades, before the onset of clinical symptoms. During this preclinical phase there is evidence of unremitting decline in cognitive function, particularly in episodic memory. Thus far, evidence of the efficacy of pharmacological interventions to slow this...

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