By Cara Murez 

HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A new national Alzheimer’s disease and dementia database could be a game changer for research on the memory-robbing condition that now affects more than 6 million Americans.

Planning has begun at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to fund the data platform. A $300 million grant for the six-year project has been posted online.

The database “aims to transform” the Alzheimer’s disease research enterprise “by serving as a central hub of research access,” the NIA said recently.

The project’s earliest start date is April 2024. The NIA will commit $50 million per year…


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