Charlotte gala to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and research

Dr. Goldie Byrd has spent years researching the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease, particularly among African-Americans, who are twice as likely to develop the memory-impairing disease as whites.

Byrd’s research team at N.C. A&T State University – in collaboration with multiple medical centers across the country – took nine years to recruit more than 4,000 […]