CincinnatióJohn Maggio, PhD, director of the Department of
Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics at the UC College of Medicine, was
named a 1999 Zenith Fellow Award winner by the Alzheimer's Association.
The Zenith Awards program provides support for investigators who have
contributed significantly to the field of Alzheimer's disease research.
Maggio's research group has focused on Alzheimer's disease, both in the
basic mechanisms of the growth of beta-amyloid plaques that have been
linked with loss of brain function, and in developing ways to find new
treatment drugs. He will receive $100,000 a year for two years to fund