Vanderbilt Neurology Research Wins Stroke Progress and Innovation Award

Congratulations to lead author Dr. Brian Mac Grory of Brown University and Vanderbilt collaborators Drs. Matthew Schrag, Eva Mistry, Patrick Lavin, Howard Kirshner, Kiersten Espaillat, and Alex Nackenoff for receiving the Stroke Progress and Innovation Award from the American Heart Association.

Funding Opportunity: VMAC Pilot Grant Program

Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center Pilot and Feasibility Funding Program 2020-2021 Description To support new research directions, the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center (VMAC) requests applications for interdisciplinary pilot and feasibility projects related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.  All Center faculty investigators, new and established, are encouraged to submit applications. Awards will range anywhere from $5,000 to $50,000 based on project needs. 

WATCH: Dr. Jerri Rook Awarded 2020 Melvin R. Goodes Prize

Dr. Jerri Rook, faculty member of the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer's Center, has been awarded the 2020 Melvin R. Goodes Prize from the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation for her work on the VU319 clinical trial. Play the video below to learn more about Dr. Rook's pioneering research in the Alzheimer's field.  

Meet the Team!

Interested in learning more about the scientists at Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer's Center? Register here to attend a webinar to meet the VMAC team, sponsored by the International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART). 

WATCH: Innovation in Research & Clinical Care at StrategyShare2020

On September 29, 2020, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) held its annual StrategyShare event to highlight innovation in translational research and clinical care. The virtual format of StrategyShare2020 enabled VUMC leaders to engage the largest, most diverse audience ever. Several members of the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer's Center faculty presented at the event. Check out their talks below: Artificial Intelligence


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