Vanderbilt Memory & Aging Project Grant Renewal

We are excited to announce that funding for the Vanderbilt Memory & Aging Project (VMAP) has been renewed with an $18.2 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Aging. The size and scope of this grant is a testament to the quality of the data provided by the original research cohort and the dedication of VMAP's investigators and collaborators.  VMAP has supported numerous training grants for early career scientists. Among the project’s higher profile findings to date:

Impact of Childhood Lifestyle Factors on Alzheimer's Disease Prevention

Tim Hohman (Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center), PhD, and Catherine Kaczorowski (The Jackson Labratory), PhD, recently co-wrote an editorial for JAMA Neurology entitled "Modifiable Lifestyle Factors in Alzheimer Disease: An Opportunity to Transform the Therapeutic Landscape Through Transdisciplinary Collaboration." The piece discusses existing evidence for early-life lifestyle factors that may contribute to Alzheimer's disease prevention and encourages collaborative research models in the field. You

SAVE THE DATE: Alzheimer's Disease Research Day - April 10, 2020

Please join us for the 2nd Annual Campus-Wide Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day! This academic event will showcase Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia research from multiple clinical and basic science departments across campus. Dr. Prashanthi Vemuri, Associate Professor of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic, will deliver the keynote lecture. To register for the event, please visit: no later than Friday, April 3rd


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