Hosted by BU Foundation Relations

The Alzheimer’s Association supports diverse research across the spectrum of dementia science, including projects that advance understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, identify new treatment strategies, improve care and support for people with dementia and their families, and further knowledge of brain health and disease prevention. Researchers supported by the Association have expertise ranging from bench research to clinical care to community health and support services.

In this workshop, Stefania Forner, PhD, director of medical and scientific relations at the Alzheimer’s Association, will present to BU faculty about the Association’s mission, funding priorities, programs, and other convening opportunities. Dr. Forner will be joined by BU’s Hugo Aparicio, MD, MPH, assistant professor of neurology and faculty lead of research at the BU Center for Antiracist Research. A recipient of a 2020 Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant, Dr. Aparicio will share application advice as well as his experience as a grantee.

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About the Meet the Funder Series

The Meet the Funder series, sponsored by BU Foundation Relations, offers virtual workshops designed to acquaint BU faculty, postdocs, and staff with foundations and other private charitable organizations.

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