CADRC Archives

National Institute on Aging Awards
$15.4 Million to Continue Support for
Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

August 24, 2021, CLEVELAND: The National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a grant expected to total $15.4million to continue funding the Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. The new five-year award will support the multi-institution collaborative, which aims to accelerate research for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

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CADRC Investigator News

Lynn Bekris, PhD, Associate Staff at the Cleveland Clinic Genomic Medicine Institute and leader of the CADRC Biomarker Core, has been awarded a three-year, nearly $300,000 grant from the Aging Mind Foundation to study inflammatory factors involved in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in order to better understand the underlying cause of AD and inform novel therapeutic strategies.

“There is a growing body of evidence in the field that Alzheimer’s disease develops much earlier than previously thought, most likely decades before our current ability to clinically diagnose the condition,” said study co-author Andrew A. Pieper.NEW ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE PATHWAY DISCOVERED, PROVIDING EARLIER TARGET FOR POTENTIAL THERAPIES – THE DAILY

Dr. Jaclene A. Zauszniewski
Jaclene A. Zauszniewski, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN
OREC Team Member

“Our goal is to provide supportive intervention for those caring for someone with dementia, particularly during these transitional periods of caregiving for persons with dementia,” Zauszniewski said.NURSING’S JACLENE ZAUSZNIEWSKI AWARDED $2.6M GRANT TO STUDY STRESS MANAGEMENT IN CAREGIVERS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA – THE DAILY