Penn Team Awarded $22.5 Million to Develop Treatment for Memory Loss

July 10, 2014

A team of scientists and physicians at the University of Pennsylvania lead by Professor of Psychology Michael Kahana has been awarded $22.5 million over four years through President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative. The “Restoring Active Memory” program is sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which received the funding. At Penn’s Computational Memory Lab, one of two programs that comprise the program, the team will develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in people who suffer from memory loss due to disease or traumatic injury.

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