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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Caveolin-Mediated Neuroplasticity in Alzheimer's Disease and in Human Neurons Harboring EOFAD Mutations
Principal Investigator:

Brian P. Head

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $354,211
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Age is one of the highest risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with approximately 5.5 million people age 65  and older living with AD in the U.S., a number estimated to grow to 13 million by 2050.  AD is closely  associated with decreased neuronal signaling and loss of synapses [and mitochondrial dysfunction]. The  increasing number of individuals and rising healthcare costs associated with AD are further compounded by a  growing population of younger Veterans, who have increased risk of AD...

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