2 Northwestern Researchers Awarded $17.9M in ASAP Grants

2 Northwestern Researchers Awarded $17.9M in ASAP Grants

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2 Northwestern Researchers Awarded $17.9M in ASAP Grants

Scientists from Northwestern University will use two grants — totaling $17.9 million — from the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative to study alterations in the brain that contribute to the development of Parkinson’s disease. Their research focuses on brain circuits, the specific populations of interconnected brain cells that carry out functions together, and how particular circuits may be affected in Parkinson’s. Both ASAP grants — one for D. James Surmeier, PhD, chair of neuroscience…

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