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Lab highlights

November 2015

Mayo Clinic awarded $5.3 million federal grant to study vascular risk factors in dementia
(Mayo Clinic News Network)

December 2014

Mayo Clinic Researchers Receive $1.2 Million from new Florida Program to Study Alzheimer's
(Mayo Clinic News Network)

November 2014

Siddharth Krishnan, who spent a yearlong internship in the lab as part of an ongoing collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Universities of Leeds and Manchester in the U.K., won a prestigious undergraduate award for his work at Mayo.

November 2013

Mayo Clinic, University of Florida and Institute for Systems Biology researchers were awarded a $7.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to take a new and more expanded approach to identifying drug targets to treat and possibly prevent Alzheimer's disease.

  • Study to Find New Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease — Mayo Clinic
    (Mayo Clinic YouTube)

October 2013

Minerva M. Carrasquillo, Ph.D., is awarded a three-year Alzheimer's Association grant.

July 2013

Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, M.D., Ph.D. receives an Alzheimer's disease grant from BrightFocus Foundation.

Publication of a book that is co-edited by Dr. Carrasquillo is available with chapter contributions from Dr. Ertekin-Taner, Dr. Carrasquillo and Mariet A. Younkin, Ph.D.

May 2013

Mariet A. Younkin, Ph.D., receives a grant to study fine mapping and translation of gene expression findings in AD from the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

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