BU ADC Investigator, Dr. Karin Schon was Awarded an Alzheimer’s Association Grant on December 20th, 2017

in Research Updates
December 20th, 2017

Dr. Karin Schon, a Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center investigator was awarded an Alzheimer’s Association.

This funding will enable Dr. Schon to examine whether chronic stress due to daily and lifetime experiences of discrimination related to racial minority status — racism — negatively affects brain function in two subgroups of Black seniors that differ in their exposure to racism.

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