Governor Pat McCrory recently recognized Daniel Kaufer, MD (UNC Department of Neurology) and Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, PhD (Duke University) for their collaborative efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease through the launch of the North Carolina Regional Consortium for Brain Health in Aging.

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Last year, the nonprofit organization, Alzheimer’s North Carolina awarded a $130,000 grant to the UNC School of Medicine and Duke University to create the consortium that is now included as part of the State Strategic Plan for addressing Alzheimer disease and related dementias. Read more about the consortium.