Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Caveolin-Mediated Neuroplasticity in Alzheimer's Disease and in Human Neurons Harboring EOFAD Mutations|
Brian P. Head
||San Diego, CA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2021 -
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Age is one of the highest risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with approximately 5.5 million people age 65 and older living with AD in the U.S., a number estimated to grow to 13 million by 2050. AD is closely associated with decreased neuronal signaling and loss of synapses [and mitochondrial dysfunction]. The increasing number of individuals and rising healthcare costs associated with AD are further compounded by a growing population of younger Veterans, who have increased risk of AD...
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