Congressman Boyle Announces Federal Grant to Temple University for Alzheimer’s Research
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following Temple University’s receipt of a $237,750 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute on Aging to research Alzheimer’s Disease.
“I offer my sincerest congratulations to the researchers at Temple University for their receipt of this important grant. Alzheimer’s Disease plagues nearly 6 million Americans, including hundreds of thousands in Pennsylvania. It takes a serious toll not only on the bodies and minds of its victims, but also on their families. I applaud Temple University and the National Institute on Aging for working toward better diagnosis and treatment of this terrible disorder, and I’m doing everything I can in Congress to help.”
Congressman Boyle is a member of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease.