Brigham and Women’s Hospital — Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Research (2022)

Brigham and Women's Hospital
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To support research on diagnosing Alzheimer's disease.

Good Ventures awarded a grant of $4,500,000 over four years to Brigham and Women’s Hospital to support Professor David Walt’s work on developing methods for purifying and analyzing the composition of brain-derived exosomes from peripheral blood, as a possible method for diagnosing brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

This follows Good Ventures’ October 2018 support. Good Ventures, with support from Open Philanthropy, has been investigating how best to fund scientific research that might help reduce the future burden of Alzheimer’s disease.

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