University of Lethbridge Awarded Significant Grants to Study Alzheimer's Disease

The grants are worth nearly $2 million dollars over five years and come from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.

Researchers at the University of Lethbridge have been given two major grants to look into Alzheimer's disease. The grants are worth nearly $2 dollars over five years and come from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. The U of L's Vice-President of Research, Dr. Erasmus Okine says the number of people with Alzheimer's is expected to triple by 2050 and notes there needs to be more research to allow for effective treatments. Drs. Bruce McNaughton and Majid Mohajerani will investigate brain neurobiology related to Alzheimer’s disease. - Pat Siedlecki

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