UC Riverside Team Part of Project to Advance Alzheimer’s Research

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Valley News - Health
RIVERSIDE  - A $55.6 million federal grant is going to researchers at multiple universities, including UC Riverside, to develop cognitive assessment tools intended to gauge the depth and progression of Alzheimer's disease, with the objective of gaining insights as to what risk factors influence the progressive neurologic disorder, it was announced today. UCR psychology professor Aaron Seitz and associates at the university's Brain Game for Mental Fitness & Well-Being are part of the Adult Changes in Thought -- ACT -- Study funded by the National Institute on Aging's five-year grant. "The goal is to arrive at a deeper understanding of human aging and identify potentially novel biomarkers that predict health needs related to Alzheimer's and related diseases,'' Seitz said. ACT also in
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