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Scientists receive $1.4 million from NIH to study obesity–Alzheimer’s link

Obesity, particularly in mid-life, is an increased risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Although the exact cause is unknown, two UND scientists’ effort to identify the underlying mechanisms involved has been awarded $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health. Colin K. Combs, associate professor, and Mikhail Y. Golovko, assistant professor, in the Department of [...]