Local supporter of performing arts backs university's proposed 1,100-seat center.
Professor's research will be supported through organization started by famous aviator and industrialist.
Plaque on brain cells, and tangles created by a protein called tau, are believed to impede the normal behavior of neurons and lead to Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
“The first couple of years, I was always, like, I really don’t want to talk about this. It was so traumatic on a level that takes so long to process. It takes a long time for me to go through what really happened.”
“When Sept. 11 happened, I was in the Virginia National Guard and I’d never been mobilized and I assumed the rest of my career would be a weekend a month and a couple of weeks a year and then retire and that would be my military career. ..."
Four years after his death, the dream of 5-year-old Bennett Charles McClurken-Gibney, whose inherited disease put him in a wheelchair for much of his short life, is closer to coming true.
“Most of the U.S., including Virginia, has seen at least one case of mu but 99% of the cases are delta variant.”
Rules will be revisited by Oct. 1, administrators say, but for now, the threat of COVID-19 transmission calls for masking.