Racial equity in Alzheimer’s research focus of $7 million in grants

Two research teams at Washington University in St. Louis — one led by Joyce Balls-Berry, PhD; the other led by Darrell Hudson, PhD, and Ganesh Babulal, PhD, OTD — have received grants totaling $7 million to advance racial equity in Alzheimer's disease research.
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The burden of Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t fall on all communities equally. Black Americans face about double the risk of developing the devastating neurodegenerative disease than non-Hispanic white Americans do.