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CohBar's Alzheimer's Grant to Probe Mitochondrial Function

By Catherine Shaffer
Staff Writer

Thursday, March 7, 2013
A grant by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) will support research into the role of mitochondria in Alzheimer's disease. The award of $205,260 will go to CohBar Inc., of Pasadena, Calif., which is developing a mitochondrial peptide designed to protect neurons from dying by improving mitochondrial function, reducing inflammation, increasing insulin sensitivity and decreasing oxidative stress.

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