AAIC Travel Fellowship Awarded to Michael Romano

Michael Romano, MD/PhD student in the Kolachalama Lab, has been awarded a travel fellowship for the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). AAIC is the largest international dementia conference where researchers and clinicians come together to share advances in treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. The conference will take place in Denver, Colorado in the last week of July. Travel fellowships are competitive and reception is based on criteria including the reviewer’s score of the abstract, format of the presentation (oral or poster), and World Bank income level of the applicant’s country of origin. Michael received a partial travel fellowship for his upcoming poster presentation entitled, “Comparative analysis of cerebrospinal fluid markers and  multimodal imaging in predicting Alzheimer’s Disease progression”, written with his co-authors Akshara Balachandra*, Xiao Zhou*, Michalina Jadick, Shangran Qiu, Diya Nijhawan, Sang P. Chin, Rhoda Au, and  Vijaya B. Kolachalama. (*indicates equal contribution)