UC Davis to co-lead $14.7 million study of dementia in U.S. Hispanics

A UC Davis neurology researcher will share the lead in a $14.7 million, multiyear study examining the causes of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia among Latinos in the United States, university officials announced Tuesday. The work is being funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Charles S. DeCarli, director of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will serve as co-principal investigator along with Hector M. Gonzalez, an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Michigan State University.