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UND to get $288,000 for Alzheimer's research

WASHINGTON - Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan and Rep. Earl Pomeroy announced today that UND has been awarded $288,563 to conduct research on Alzheimer's disease.

WASHINGTON - Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan and Rep. Earl Pomeroy announced today that UND has been awarded $288,563 to conduct research on Alzheimer's disease.

UND will be ableto conduct research and clinical trials with the grant to help understand the link between high levels of cholesterol in middle-aged adults and Alzheimer's, project director Othman Ghribi said.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded this grant with funds appropriated by Congress.

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