Rosalind Franklin University Researcher Awarded Funds to Advance Alzheimer’s Disease Work

Life science leaders in Lake County continue to have major impacts on healthcare research. Dr. Grace (Beth) Stutzmann, professor of neuroscience and director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease and Therapeutics, has been awarded $1.8 million by National Institute on Aging (NIA) as part of a research collaboration with New York University to combat the onset of Alzheimer’s disease in individuals with Down Syndrome. “We are pleased with Dr. Stutzmann’s collaboration with Dr. Ginsberg in studying the linkage of DS and AD patients with the goal of new therapeutic alternatives,” said Ronald Kaplan, PhD, RFU executive vice president for research.

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