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Investigator Grant Awards 2017-05-20T17:01:54+00:00

In 2014, the Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders launched the inaugural Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium – Investigator Grant Program, as part of the state-funded Darrell K Royal Texas Alzheimer’s Initiative. This grant program provided financial support to Texas researchers to promote novel research and discovery towards understanding biological mechanisms and developing therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.

Pilot Grants

Recipient Grant Title
Paul C. Trippier, PhD Identification of Aß-ABAD Interaction Inhibitors for Evaluation as Small Molecule.
Ren-Qi Huang, PhD Neuroprotection of nonfeminizing estrogens against cognitive deficits of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Anson Pierce, PhD Does HSF1 over-expression enhance the proteostasis of TDP-43?
Akihiko Urayama, PhD Effect of Youthful Systemic Milieu on Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology.
Steven Patrie, PhD Computational tools for molecular proteotyping: A unique approach to Alzheimer’s disease biomarker discovery.

Established Investigator Grants

Recipient Grant Title
Huda Zoghbi, MD A cross-species genetic screen to identify targets that regulate the steady state levels of tau.
Xiangrong Shi, PhD Intermittent Hypoxia – novel intervention for treatment of mild cognitive impairment.