University of Arizona: “Roberta Diaz Brinton, inaugural director of the UA’s Center for Innovation in Brain Science, has been awarded a $1.8 million NIH grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Roberta Diaz Brinton, an internationally recognized expert on Alzheimer’s disease and inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, has received a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Institute on Aging.

With the funding, Brinton will develop a unique training program to cultivate a diverse pool of highly trained scientists from diverse fields who can effectively address the nation’s Alzheimer’s research needs.”


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