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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Douglas L. Feinstein

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $226,544
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The major area of our research is to help understand the causes of, and development treatments for neurodegenerative diseases and conditions, in particular Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). This work includes repurposing drugs that are FDA-approved for other indications but we show can provide benefit in animal models of AD and MS, making it easier to bring them to the clinic. A better understanding of how these diseases start and evolve, and identification of interventions w...

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