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Mahaveer Golechha, London-Based Indian Researcher Selected For Award for Alzheimer's Drug

Jan 18, 2013 15:28 IST

Mahaveer Golechha, the London-based Indian researcher was selected to be felicitated for an award that includes his work on a drug that can be a potential cure of Alzheimer's disease. Golechha, 27 would receive this Young Investigator Scholarship Award which will be awarded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation at its 7th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference in February 2013 at San Francisco.

Mahaveer Golechha’s research on the drug

Mahaveer Golechha would be felicitated for the research on naringin, which is said to be the bioflavonoid found in citrus fruits and grape fruits. In the study conducted by Golechha, he found discovered that naringin has essential anti-Alzheimer activity. This in turn could be essential for further research for developing cure of the disease. Alzheimer's disease is primarily the neurodegenerative disorder which affects mostly the elderly.

Mahaveer Golechha’s work on the naringin would be included in the poster presentation at the San Francisco conference.

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