Best Paper in Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Awards
At ICAD 2009, Brian Bacskai, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital in Charleston is the winner of the 2009 Best Paper in Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Award for his article entitled Ab Plaques Lead to Aberrant Regulation of Calcium Homeostasis In Vivo Resulting in Structural and Functional Disruption of Neuronal Networks. Dr. Backsai will receive $5,000.
Jennifer Whitwell, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York is the winner of the 2009 Best Paper in Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging: New Investigator award for her paper entitled MRI correlates of Neurofibrillary tangle pathology at autopsy: a voxel-based Morphometry Study. Dr. Whitwell will receive $1,000.
For more information about Alzheimer's disease, ICAD or these awardees, please visit www.alz.org.
About ICAD 2009
The 2009 Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) brings together more than 3,000 researchers from 70 countries to share groundbreaking research and information on the cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. As a part of the Association's research program, ICAD 2009 serves as a catalyst for generating new knowledge about dementia and fostering a vital, collegial research community. ICAD 2009 will be held in Vienna, Austria at Messe Wien Exhibition and CongressCenter from July 11-16.
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