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Research Linking Environmental Exposure to Neurodegenerative Disease (R21)

Research Linking Environmental Exposure to Neurodegenerative Disease (R21)
The purpose of this FOA is to stimulate research on the role of environmental exposure in neurodegenerative disease (ND) by developing feasibility data for new concepts or by adapting new technologies, tools and methods of use for studies in neurodegenerative diseases. The emphasis for this FOA would be especially focused on Alzheimer’s (AD), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Parkinson's (PD) to stimulate advancement of neurodegenerative research by better establishing the importance of environmental exposure in disease causation in accordance with the goals of the new strategic plan.