News & Events : 2015

 Larry Deon Adams, senior project manager and Nancy Joseph

HIHG members attend 29th annual Broward Alzheimer’s Coordinating Council Conference

November 2015

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Holly Cukier, Ph.D., at the 2015 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD

HIHG members attend 2015 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (ASHG)

Holly Cukier, Ph.D., presents new discoveries in the ABCA7 gene by the HIHG Alzheimer team at the 2015 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

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Researchers Win Contract to Study Stem Cells from Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Miller School researchers Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D., and Derek Dykxhoorn, Ph.D., have won a three-year, $721,423 U.S. Department of Defense contract to ascertain and analyze induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease patients with specific Alzheimer’s-linked genetic mutations.

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Univision 23 Interviews HIHG Researcher

August 7, 2015

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Dr. Margaret Pericak-Vance & Dr. Goldie Byrd commemorate a more than ten year collaboration in AD

Dr. Goldie Byrd of North Carolina A&T State University and Dr. Margaret Pericak-Vance of the University of Miami recently commemorated 10 years of successful collaborative research into the genetic causes of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in African Americans.

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