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6 scientists receive awards for contributions to Alzheimer's disease research
Date:7/13/2009

Vienna, July 13, 2009 The Alzheimer's Association recognized four scientists for their extraordinary achievements in advancing Alzheimer's research at its 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna, Austria. Two top papers on neuroimaging were also recognized.

"We are beginning to reap the benefits of Alzheimer's scientific advancements made in the last two decades, including a robust pipeline of anti-dementia drug therapies and advances in early detection," said William Thies, PhD, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer at the Alzheimer's Association. "The contributions of these leading researchers will help us defeat Alzheimer's, solve the health epidemic of the 21st century, and save future generations from this progressive and fatal disease."

Lifetime Achievement Awards in Alzheimer's Disease Research

Henry Wisniewski, MD, PhD, Khalid Iqbal, PhD, and Bengt Winblad, MD, PhD, were the founders of ICAD in 1988. Lifetime Achievement Awards named in their honor are given to three outstanding scientists who have dedicated their careers to helping millions around the world through their research.

At ICAD 2009, the 2009 Henry Wisniewski Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Richard Mayeux, M.D., M.S., Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Epidemiology and Director of the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center at Columbia University in New York City. The Center is devoted to the epidemiologic investigation of neurological diseases. Mayeux is also the Co-Director of The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain. For nearly 20 years, Mayeux has led studies that have provided the most current information on the rates of Alzheimer's and other age-related disorders among AfricanAmerican, Caribbean Hispanic and Caucasian elderly. His research focuses on Alzheimer's disease causes and risk factors, and their often complex interactions, with special emphasis
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