Health Notes: Mayo Clinic researchers get $1.2 million from state to research Alzheimer’s disease

Health Notes: Mayo Clinic researchers get $1.2 million from state to research Alzheimer’s disease

Three researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville have received $1.2 million from the newly funded Florida Health Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Research Program to study various aspects of Alzheimer’s disease. The program was created earlier this year by the state to support research of Alzheimer’s disease.

The grant award recipients are: Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, a neurologist and neuroscientist who will focus on how the disease affects African-Americans; Rosa Rademakers, a neuroscientist who will study early-onset Alzheimer’s disease; and Guojun Bu, a neuroscientist who will target the effects of gender on the disease.

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