Alzheimer’s Association: Awards funding to three University of Wisconsin-Madison Researchers

Elderly woman with caretakerThe Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce that research grants have been awarded to three UW-Madison researchers in the fight against Alzheimer’s and dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association is the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research in the world, investing over $310 million in more than 950 projects in 48 countries.

“We are committed to investing in promising and innovative research and we’re proud that Wisconsin is home to scientists who are leading the way,” said Dave Grams, executive director, Alzheimer’s Association Wisconsin Chapter. “Each of these projects helps us further our mission to support those on a journey with Alzheimer’s and ultimately find a cure.”

The Alzheimer’s Association awarded grants to:

  • Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, associate professor of emergency medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine
  • David Plante, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Brandon Fico, PhD, UW-Madison, Department of Kinesiology


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