The Asian Cohort for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACAD) has received a $40.5M grant from the National Insitute of Aging (NIA) that will fund the study’s research for the next five years. ACAD recruits Asian Americans and Canadians in nine research sites across North America to study Alzheimer’s genetics. UPenn is one of 16 research centers where […]
NIAGADS is featured on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) blog for its work on Alzheimer’s Disease genetics data sharing. NIAGADS uses the AWS platform extensively to host and share large amounts of genome sequence data with the entire research community. Follow the link to read the blog post.
Our very own Dr. Gerard Schellenberg, co-director of PNGC, has been honored by the Brightfocus Foundation for his extensive work in linking genetics and Alzheimer’s research. The honor recognizes exemplary scientists making breakthroughs to cure various diseases. Read more about the award and ceremony here.
For our first Graduate Student Profile, we sat down with Beth Burton to discuss how she found a passion for genomics and her future in the field