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Roy Blunt Center to be dedicated Monday
Center is for Alzheimer's and related dementias
|The National Institutes of Health will hold a dedication ceremony for the Roy Blunt Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias at 1 p.m., CT on Monday, Sept, 19.
The Center is located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
As the senior Republican on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, & Related Agencies, Blunt has led efforts to increase funding for NIH by around 50% over the past seven years.
During this time, he focused much-needed attention and funding to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, more than quintupling the amount of funding available for research
The ceremony will be livestreamed at: https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=46192.