Hawkins receives Alzheimer's disease research grant

Jan 19, 2016, 14:18 PM by
bridgethawkinsBridget Hawkins, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, received an Alzheimer’s disease research grant totaling $150,000 from the Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer's Disease to test an intranasal spray’s effects on injured nerve cells. The DKR Fund, which provides education about Alzheimer’s as it seeks a cure for the disease, announced the award at the 90th birthday celebration of Edith Royal, the widow of legendary University of Texas Longhorns football coach Darrell Royal in Austin.