Grant to fund Butler research scientist’s work on early Alzheimer’s detection

A RESEARCH SCIENTIST at Butler Hospital has received a grant from the Alzheimer’s Association for her project on the use of digital platforms to assess memory and other mental functions. / COURTESY BUTLER HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE – A nearly $175,000 grant will help a Butler Hospital research scientist continue to assess how to use apps and other online platforms to detect subtle cognitive changes in people who have not yet experienced strong symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Louisa Thompson, who is also an instructor in psychiatry and human behavior at Brown…

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