LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky is getting a big funding boost for its research into Alzheimer's disease.
The university is set to announce a multimillion-dollar round of funding from the National Institute on Aging, a division of the National Institutes of Health. The funding is aimed at advancing research and clinical initiatives geared toward treating the disease. The funding will go to UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging.
UK President Eli Capilouto is among the officials expected to attend the campus announcement Tuesday.
UK's center on aging has an extensive program of research and clinical trials along with outreach to Alzheimer's patients and caregivers.