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First Complete Mapping of the Alzheimer’s Genome Underway
Date:5/9/2013

p as well as the value of leveraging private funds into a much stronger overall effort made possible with public money,” said Jeff Morby, chairman and co-founder of Cure Alzheimer’s Fund. “The data from the WGS initiative will increase the speed of development of therapies, both to prevent the disease and arrest its progress. We are most grateful to the NIMH for partnering with us in this pioneering effort.”

About Cure Alzheimer’s Fund

In nine years, with $20 million invested in research, Cure Alzheimer’s Fund has a strong track record in funding novel approaches to understanding the causes of Alzheimer’s disease and the biological processes that drive the pathology. Cure Alzheimer’s Fund has supported 72 projects in 51 laboratories of leading Alzheimer’s researchers in the US and abroad. Cure Alzheimer’s Fund is a 501c3 public charity and seeks no financial gain for its founders, donors or researchers. The Founders and Board members pay all expenses of the Foundation so that all contributions from others go directly to research.

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