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Assistant Professor Receives NIH Grant for Alzheimer’s Disease Research
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine assistant professor of psychiatry/molecular medicine, Yun Freudenberg-Hua, MD, has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute on Aging to identify genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. A better understanding of the genetic causes of the disease will help develop possible treatments for the estimated 5.5 million Americans currently suffering from the condition along with intervention programs for those at risk.