NIH announces grants for frontotemporal degeneration research

From the NIH site: “Projects will help advance research through collaborations and development of novel strategies”

NIHThe National Institutes of Health will award three large, five-year projects on a specific form of dementia, known as frontotemporal because of the areas of the brain that are affected. The projects, …. announced today total more than $5.9 million for 2014.

“The projects aim to advance our understanding of frontotemporal degeneration by improving diagnosis, identifying preventive strategies and providing new insights into the genetics underlying this complex disorder,” said Margaret Sutherland, Ph.D., program director at NINDS.

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