Current Grantees

Treatment of Head Injury with Nutraceuticals (THIN)...Trial of Branched Chain Amino Acids in the Treatment of Sports-related

by Peter D. LeRoux, M.D. FACS

Investigators will determine whether treatment with a dietary supplement containing three amino acids reduces neurocognitive problems in athletes following sports-related concussion.             Between two-four million athletes annually in this coun...
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Epigenetic Predictors of Stroke Recovery

by Rajiv Ratan, M.D., Ph.D. and Jessica Elder, Ph.D.

Investigators will seek to determine whether there are “epigenetic” predictors present in the blood samples of patients who experience an ischemic stroke that help to explain the tremendous variability in outcomes of stroke recovery.            More ...
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Determining whether Leukine may have therapeutic effects in Alzheimer’s disease

by Huntington Potter, Ph.D

Investigators will undertake an initial study of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drug Leukine in a small number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease, to obtain preliminary evidence of whether the drug shows positive effects on patient...
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Determining whether Leukine may have therapeutic effects in Alzheimer’s disease

by Huntington Potter, Ph.D

Investigators will undertake an initial study of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drug Leukine in a small number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease, to obtain preliminary evidence of whether the drug shows positive effects on patient...
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Decision-Making under Conditions of Uncertainty in Parkinson's Disease

by Michele A. Basso, Ph.D.

Investigators will explore whether patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) make impaired visual perception decisions, and whether deep brain stimulation (DBS) treatment for PD enables patients to access prior memory to help guide perceptual choice.  ...
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