$8M NIH grant on language and dementia

The Cognitive Neuroscience Center (University of San Andrés, Argentina), together with the ReDLat consortium, will lead the largest study of language, AI, neuroscience and dementia in the region. The project, titled «An automated machine learning approach to language changes in Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia across Latino and English-speaking populations», is aimed at developing an automatic system for the detection and characterization of dementia, based on language.

MPIs: Adolfo M. García, Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini y Agustín Ibáñez
ReD-Lat teams: Argentina (Ibáñez, García, Brusco, Bruno), Colombia (Matallana, Ospina), Chile (Durán, Slachevsky, Behrens), Mexico (Ávila Funes, Sosa), Peru (Custodio, Soto), and the US (UCSF)

Funder: National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health, US
USD 8.3 millon