UW-Madison becomes a national research center for Alzheimer's
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will be named today as one of 17 national research centers for Alzheimer's disease.
The school already does a lot of Alzheimer's research. And as part of the new designation, the school will get a $6.9 million federal grant to expand its studies for the next five years.
The head of the center, Dr. Sanjay Asthana, says the facility will be able to recruit more scientists and attract more outside research funding. A