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Local Veteran Honored for Commitment to Alzheimer’s Research

On Thursday, February 1, El Faro Health and Therapeutics played host to a heartfelt Citizen Scientist Award ceremony, honoring Mr. Martin Carrion for his exemplary dedication and advocacy in the realm of Alzheimer's research.

Mr. Carrion's contributions have not only been commendable but have also left an indelible impact. The ceremony served as a recognition of his unwavering commitment to citizen science and the pursuit of knowledge that could potentially transform the landscape of Alzheimer's treatment and care.

“Mr. Carrion’s dedication is a testament to his dedication to his community, declared Rio Grande City Economic Development Corp. Executive Dir. Dalinda Guillen, who attended the ceremony. “The Citizen Scientist Awards celebrate Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease clinical trial participants. The only way to find treatments and cures for these diseases is through clinical trials, and the volunteers make this research possible.”

The Global Alzheimer's Platform (GAP) is a patient-centric, non-profit organization dedicated to speeding the delivery of innovative therapies to those living with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's by reducing the time and cost of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease clinical trials. For more information, visit



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