National Institutes of Health http://kcur.org en KU Med Gets $3 Million To Study The Effect Of Exercise On Alzheimer’s http://kcur.org/post/ku-med-gets-3-million-study-effect-exercise-alzheimer-s <p>With help from a new grant, University of Kansas Medical Center researchers will look at how Alzheimer&#39;s might be prevented without drugs.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pharmaceutical companies haven&rsquo;t had much success fighting the disease, which is the most common form of dementia.</span></p><p>KU Med Dr. Jeff Burns will have older high risk volunteers in the study exercise 150 minutes a week. Burns will scan volunteers&rsquo; brains to see how exercise affects amyloid protein, which is linked to the disease.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:43:05 +0000 Alex Smith 44307 at http://kcur.org KU Med Gets $3 Million To Study The Effect Of Exercise On Alzheimer’s KU Researcher Finds Racial Disparity In NIH Grants http://kcur.org/post/ku-researcher-finds-racial-disparity-nih-grants <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When researchers submit proposals to the National Institutes of Health to get funding, they don’t indicate their race or ethnicity. But black researchers are a third less likely than other equally-qualified researchers to receive </span>NIH<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> funding.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:29:33 +0000 Susan B. Wilson & Monica Sandreczki 30548 at http://kcur.org KU Researcher Finds Racial Disparity In NIH Grants