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Current Pilot Projects

These awards are aimed at investigators at the associate research scientist/instructor level, although exceptions are possible for early-stage assistant professors.
Award Year 5/01/2022 - 4/30/2023
  • Marcello DiStasio, MD, PhD: "Uncovering Proinflammatory Signatures in Alzheimer's Disease Using Spatial Transcriptomics"
  • Juan Young, MD: "Investigating a CD8+ T cell associated aging gene signature in Alzheimer's disease"

Award Year 5/01/2021 - 4/30/2022

  • Daniel Jane-Wit, MD, PhD, RPVI: "ZFYVE21 and Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy in Alzheimer's disease Related Dementias"
  • Dibyadeep Datta: "Investigating the role of pT217-tau in the pathogenesis of AD and relevance for biomarker development"