Shah Wins Alzheimer’s Research Grant

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Assistant Professor Sameer Shah.

Fischell Department of Bioengineering assistant professor Sameer Shah has been awarded an $80K New Investigator Research Grant (NIRG) from the Alzheimer's Association, the country's top health organization for Alzheimer's care, community and patient support, and research. Shah won the award for his proposal, "Mechanical Determinants of Axonal Transport and Amyloid Processing."

Shah is the director of the Neuromuscular Bioengineering Laboratory, which studies the function, dysfunction, and plasticity of the nervous and muscular systems. The lab utilizes a variety of computational and experimental methods to study these systems at the molecular, cell, and tissue scales.

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Published August 12, 2009