NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Emory University said today that its Alzheimer's Disease Research Center has been awarded a five-year, $7.2 million grant from the National Institute on Aging for research into proteins altered in Alzheimer's disease.

The focus of the effort, which the university said will use mass spec to analyze brain tissues collected through several national studies of aging, is to identify new therapeutic targets for the disease.

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