New Multi-Year NIH Grant for Lin Yee Chen, MD, MS
Dr. Lin Yee Chen has just received the Notice of Award for a new NIH grant, 1RF1NS127266-01, “Cognitive Aging, Brain Morphology, and Arrhythmias in Hispanics/Latinos: Implications for Prevention and Management of Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias”. The start date is April 1, 2022. This proposed 5-year grant is a multi-year award with 3 years of funding provided in the current fiscal year (total award for current fiscal year, $4.13 million).
The overarching aim of this project is to characterize the association of arrhythmias with cognitive function and brain morphology in community-dwelling Hispanic/Latino adults, an understudied population. This project is a multidisciplinary collaboration that transcends multiple research domains and includes experts in diverse fields: dementia research, aging research, minority health research, neurosciences, neuroradiology, cardiology, epidemiology, and biostatistics.