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Four Atlantic Fellows at GBHI Receive Fundable or Nearly Fundable NIA Grant Scores with Mentorship from Geriatrics-Affiliated Faculty

With mentorship from Geriatrics-affiliated faculty, four Atlantic Fellows at the Global Brain Health Institute received fundable or nearly fundable NIA grant scores. Jalayne Arias, JD (lawyer, neuroethicist, Assistant Professor in Neurology) submitted a K01 to the NIA-N on "Employment and Insurance Discrimination Based on Biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease". (Mentors: Gil Rabinovici, Jason Karlawish, Dan Dohan, Michelle Mello, Alex Smith, MD, MPH, Kristine Yaffe). Alissa Bernstein, PhD, MPH (medical anthropologist and Institute for Health Policy postdoctoral fellow) submitted aK01 to NIA-S on "Mapping the Dynamics of Caregiver Burden in Alzheimer’s Disease" (Mentors: Kate Rankin, Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, Dan Dohan, Jennifer Merrilees, Xiaohang Liu, Steve Bonasera). Liz Dzeng, MD, PhD (hospitalist and sociologist, Assistant Professor in Hospital Medicine) submitted a GEMSTAR to NIA on "Identifying contributing factors to burdensome treatments in older adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias near the end of life in the United States and United Kingdom" (Mentors: Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, Dan Dohan, Randy Curtis). Krista Harrison, PhD (health services and policy researcher, Assistant Professor in Geriatrics), submitted a K01 to NIA-S on "Palliative care for people living at home with severe dementia and their caregivers" (Mentors: Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, Kristine Yaffe, Alex Smith, MD, MPH, Ken Covinsky, MD, MPH ).