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Dr. Ralph Nixon Receives The Leonard Litwin Scholar Award

Dr. Ralph Nixon, Director of the Center for Dementia Research, has been selected by New Vision Research as the first recipient of The Leonard Litwin Scholar Award that was introduced in 2021 as a means of supporting scientists who have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of research in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The award, funded through New Vision Research, recognizes Dr. Nixon’s significant contribution to the AD research field and provides funding for his research on the molecular basis of synapse failure in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, in order to foster continuing contributions in the future.