NEOMED Researcher Awarded $2.5 Million for Alzheimer’s Study

Does exposure to the pesticide DDT contribute to Alzheimer’s disease risk? And if so, how? Jason R. Richardson, Ph.D., professor of pharmaceutical sciences at NEOMED, has received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences at the National Institutes of Health that will allow his team to study the topic. The award will be made over a five-year period for the proposal titled “Mechanism of Gene Environment Interactions in Alzheimer’s Disease.” 

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