FASNR Announces Alzheimer's Imaging Research Program Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following recipients of the first ASNR Alzheimer's Imaging Research Program grants.

Principal Investigator: Rahul Desikan, MD, PhD
Title of Proposal: Multi-dimensional prediction of Alzheimer’s disease risk

Amount funded: $230,865
Institution: University of California, San Francisco

Principal Investigator: Jeffrey R. Petrella, M.D.
Title of Proposal: High-Resolution Intracortical DTI for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

Amount funded: $230,426
Institution: Duke University School of Medicine

Principal Investigator: Meng Law, MD, FRACR
Title of Proposal: Multi-Shell HARDI/FOD and Structural MRI of White and Gray Matter Connectomics with
Allopregnanolone Regenerative Therapy in MCI and Alzheimers Disease

Amount funded: $205,945
Institution: University of Southern California

PI: Sterling C. Johnson, PhD
Title of Proposal: Tau, amyloid and cerebral vascular health in people at
risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Amount funded: $100,000 (1 year)
Institution: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

MPI: David J. Mikulis, MD,
MPI: Bruce A. Wasserman, MD
Title of Proposal: Developing an imaging biomarker for Alzheimer’s dementia based on vascular dysfunction

Amount funded: $229,650
Institutions: Dr. Mikulis: Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto
Institution: Dr. Wasserman: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine