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Van Eldik Named to Dana Alliance

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 12, 2011) — Linda J. Van Eldik, director of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is among seventeen leading researchers newly elected to the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.

Supported entirely by the Dana Foundation, the Dana Alliance is a nonprofit organization of more than 300 leading neuroscientists committed to advancing public awareness about the progress and promise of brain research.

Van Eldik specializes in research related to the causes, effects and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Recognized as leaders in their respective fields, Dana Alliance members are among the world’s foremost authorities on neuroscientific research and clinical neurology topics. Each has made a personal commitment to support the mission of the Dana Alliance through active participation in outreach and educational activities.

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants and educates the public about the successes and potential of brain research.

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