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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003671-05A1
Title: Caveolin-Mediated Neuroplasticity in Alzheimer's Disease and in Human Neurons Harboring EOFAD Mutations
Principal Investigator:

Brian P. Head

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $173,984
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,517,446
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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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