Liana Apostolova, MD, listens to a participant in the LEADS study
At Indiana University School of Medicine, the 2020 fiscal year set another record for NIH-funded research, with the school’s faculty attracting federal support for research about Alzheimer’s disease, genomic-guided therapies, cancer research and more. Here are the projects that were awarded the largest grants:
This is a two-year observational study designed to look at disease progression in adults with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease (between ages 40-64). Researchers are also recruiting cognitively normal volunteers for a one-year comparison.
This is one of 32 Alzheimer’s disease research centers that are national hubs for clinical trials and patient support programs.
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Research Communications Manager
Anna Carrera is the research communications manager for Indiana University's Precision Health Initiative, IU School of Medicine and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. She joined the team in June 2019 after working as a TV news rep...