The Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation (PARF) / Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Trainee Partnership Awards for 2016 have been announced as follows:

TRAINEE AWARD – Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research/The Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow Award

Dr. Arya Mehran
BC Children’s Hospital
“Neurally-produced estradiol enhances the neuroprotective actions of insulin”
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SCHOLAR AWARD – Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research/Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation Scholar Award

Dr. Haakon Nygaard
University of British Columbia
“Chemical suppression of nonsense mutations for the treatment of frontotemporal dementia”
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Our congratulations and best wishes for future success go out to all awardees.

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