Lin Yee Chen, MD, MS was awarded a new NIH grant (1RF1NS135615-01, Cognitive Impairment and Dementia, Vascular Brain Injury, and Atrial Myopathy: Implications for Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias). The aims of this project are to characterize the trajectories of atrial myopathy progression, relate trajectories of atrial myopathy progression to dementia risk, and identify molecular and lifestyle risk factors of atrial myopathy progression.
The total award amount for the current fiscal year is $4.39 million.