Yakeel T. Quiroz received the 2020 MGH Research Scholars award; the MGH Research Scholars program is a philanthropic initiative that provides unrestricted funding for forward-thinking medical researchers at Massachusetts General
Accepting MAPP Scholar Applications! Click here to learn more.Accepting MAPP Scholar Applications! Click here to learn more.
This year we will be accepting 2 scholars, applications are due February 3rd 2020. If you are currently enrolled in PhD programs related to Psychology, Neuroscience, or related fields –
The New York Times: Why Didn’t She Get Alzheimer’s? The Answer Could Hold a Key to Fighting the DiseaseThe New York Times: Why Didn’t She Get Alzheimer’s? The Answer Could Hold a Key to Fighting the Disease
Recently, Dr. Yakeel Quiroz and colleagues published a Nature paper describing an individual who was able to resist Alzheimer’s Disease. A rare mutation in Apolipoprotein E (APOE) may protect against dementia.
Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship (AARF) Awardee: Clara Vila CastelarAlzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship (AARF) Awardee: Clara Vila Castelar
Dr. Clara Vila Castelar (seen in the stripped shirt) was awarded the Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship, which will allow her to continue her research for the next 3 years. She
Disruption of Midbrain Functional Connectivity in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease: Evidence from CADASILDisruption of Midbrain Functional Connectivity in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease: Evidence from CADASIL
Dr. Dorothee Schoemaker presented her work with CADASIL families at Society for Neuroscience 2019.
MADRC Diversity Supplement Awardee: Liliana Ramirez-GomezMADRC Diversity Supplement Awardee: Liliana Ramirez-Gomez
Dr. Liliana Ramirez-Gomez received a diversity supplement from the NIA to a parent grant from the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC) directed by Dr. Brad Hyman, MD, PhD. This
Jennifer Gatchel, MD, PhD, MGH psychiatrist, has been awarded the Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). This is the highest honor that can be
Dr. Edmarie Guzmán-Vélez was awarded a mentored patient-oriented research center development award (K23) from the National Institute on Aging in the summer of 2019. She will use state-of-the-art neuroimaging techniques
Joshua Fox-Fuller was awarded a F31 NRSA from the National Institute on Aging to study working memory in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease (AD). His research relating to this award will gather new fMRI task-based
Dr. Enmanuelle Pardilla-Delgado was accepted into a research training program for sleep, circadian, and respiratory neurobiology in the division of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s