Canadian Institutes of Health Research proposes major initiative on Alzheimer disease in step toward national dementia strategy

Collier, Roger
August 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/4/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 3/4, pE36
Academic Journal
The article reports on the new international effort which will further Alzheimer disease research by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), giving emphasis on early detection and prevention. According to Rémi Quirion, executive director of the International Collaborative Research Strategy for Alzheimer's Disease project, CIHR has now focused on the disease for a variety of reasons. Further, CIHR is said to have found aging as a critical factor affecting health care in Canada.


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