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Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo

Catalyst Awardee

Improving brain proteostasis as a strategy to reduce the adverse effects of psychosocial stress on the cognitive decline of the elderly

  Mei-Li Díaz Hung, PhD | Biomedical Neuroscience Institute; Claudio Hetz, PhD; Giovanni Tamburini, MS; Diego Arriagada, MS; María José Altamirano, MV
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2022 Prolonged exposure to stress could result in deleterious effects to the brain function, reducing our…

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Blood-borne components from pregnant females as a novel therapeutic avenue against Alzheimer’s disease

  Claudia Duran-Aniotz, PhD | Latin American Institute for Brain Health (BrainLat), Universidad Adolfo Ibanez; Valeria Gutiérrez-Ferre, PhD; Rodrigo Morales, PhD; Matías Pizarro Charpentier, RA; Catalina Valdés Bustamante, RA
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2022 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease, associated…


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Development of a Computational Intelligence and Proteomics Platform for early identification of biomarkers in dementia: Aging MetS Project

  Claudia Carvallo, PhD| Centro de investigación e innovación en Gerontología Aplicada ; Max Chacón, PhD; Felipe Bello, PhD; Andrés Ledezma, PhD; Javier Palma, MS
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2022 There is one diagnosis of dementia every three seconds worldwide and by 2030,…

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Sustainable food for healthy longevity

  Ximena Rodríguez, MS | Bernardo O´Higgins University; Fancy Rojas, MS; Mario Castillo, PhD; Sebastián Correa, PhD; Jairo Torres, MS; Raúl Piñuñuri, MS
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2022 The Wholesale Markets generate 18,000 tons per year corresponding to organic waste, mainly from waste…

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Musical training for older adults with hearing loss: Maximising the benefits of hearing aids to improve brain functioning, auditory abilities and social participation

  Adrian Fuente, PhD |Universidad de Chile; Lilian Toledo, MSc; Macarena Bowen, MSc
Competition Sponsor: Chile Agencia Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo
Awardee Year: 2022 Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) is one of the most prevalent chronic health conditions in older adults. ARHL is associated with poorer social participation and…


Catalyst Awardee

A lifetime home: an intergenerational accessible social housing model

Mariela Gaete-Reyes, PhD; Paulina Osorio Parraguez, PhD; Gabriel Felmer Plominsky, PhD; Javiera Acevedo López, MSc, Paul Honeyman Toro, BArch Competition Sponsor: National Agency for Research and Development of Chile Older people from lower-income backgrounds in Chile frequently live in social housing. Usually, inadequate housing conditions hinder their mobility and activities…

Validating a Suture- and Drug-Free Hydrogel as an Injectable Oral Dressing for Painless Promotion of Dental Extraction Socket Healing and Prevention of Alveolar Osteitis in the Frail and/or Institutionalized Ageing Adult
Catalyst Awardee

Validating a Suture- and Drug-Free Hydrogel as an Injectable Oral Dressing for Painless Promotion of Dental Extraction Socket Healing and Prevention of Alveolar Osteitis in the Frail and/or Institutionalized Ageing Adult

Ziyad S. Haidar, PhD; Valerie Joannon Bitsch, BSc; Consuelo Zumarán Castagnoli, BSc; Catalina Paz Sandoval Muñoz, BSc; Sebastián Pérez Errázuriz, DDS, MSc, PhD; Alondra Belén Beniscelli Vásquez, DDS; Gabriela Zavala Vivar, PhD, PostDoc; Maria Ines Gonzalez, PhD, PostDoc; Danilo Segovia Alfaro, BSc; Yasna Palmeiro Silva, Msc Competition Sponsor: National Agency…


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