Quilters Finance Alzheimer’s Discovery!

With $30,000 from the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative researchers at the University of Michigan were able to create new molecular tools that show promise for cleansing the brain of amyloid plaques, implicated in Alzheimer’s disease!  The plaques — a hallmark of  the disease —are thought to contribute to cell death, leading to devastating  memory loss and cognitive decline.

Learn how quilters are stitching towards a cure. Read the AAQIUpdate blog!

6 thoughts on “Quilters Finance Alzheimer’s Discovery!

  1. Such exciting news!!! I hope to get some quilts for the cause made after the first of the year. My father has Alzheimer’s and I would like to be a part of the initiative.
    Ami…your mom must be smiling from up above!


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