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The study's lead author, Konrad Talbot, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor in Penn's Psychiatry department and co-lead author, Hoau-Yan Wang, Ph.D. is an Associate Medical Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at the City University of New York. Along with Drs .Talbot and Arnold, the Perelman School of Medicine research team from Penn includes: Hala Kazi, Li-Ying Han, Robert L. Fuino, Krista R. Kawaguchi, Andrew J. Samoyed, from Psychiatry; Bryan A. Wolf (from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) and John Q. Trojanowski, both from Penn's Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. In addition, other researchers from the City University of New York Medical School and the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center from Rush University Medical Center contributed equally to this work.
The study was supported by the Alzheimer's Association (a T.L.L. Temple Foundation Discovery Award), the National Institute on Aging (at Penn: RO1 AG15819, P30 AG10124, at Rush: P30 AG10161) and the Allen H and Selma W. Berkman Charitable Trust. The study would not have been possible without all the patients and families that contributed to this study, as well as the volunteers in the Rush Religious Order Study.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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