Public Health Relevance

Currently no efficacious therapy for Alzheimer's disease exists. This application is focused on testing the potential for a novel therapy for AD, bone marrow transplantation. Results from these experiments will further our understanding of the mechanisms of BMT in AD, whether this therapy is protective of the brain, and whether the use of genetically altered bone marrow can enhance the effects. Results of these experiments will lay the foundation for a potentially powerful and effective new treatment for AD.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
5P50AG005136-29
Application #
8441080
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAG1-ZIJ-4)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2012-05-01
Budget End
2013-04-30
Support Year
29
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$192,727
Indirect Cost
$69,184
Name
University of Washington
Department
Type
DUNS #
605799469
City
Seattle
State
WA
Country
United States
Zip Code
98195
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