Riding for Research
Two University of Arizona scientists are among nearly five dozen Alzheimer's researchers from across the country taking part in a grueling cross-country bicycle run to promote increased research funding for Alzheimer's disease.
The Alzheimer's Breakthrough Ride began July 17 in San Francisco. It ends on Sept. 21, World Alzheimer's Day, when most of the 57 scientists in the event will pedal up to the U.S. Capitol to deliver petitions asking Congress to support legislation aimed at overcoming the disease. Alzheimer's is a progressive neurological condition that causes significant memory loss. It is fatal and there is no known cure.
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