Advisor Fellows 2015

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Protein expressions in the rat hippocampus following deep brain stimulation of the fornix area

Grantees: Elise Gondard

Supervising Advisor: Dr. Andres Lozano Project Summary Deep brain stimulation (DBS) refers to the therapeutic delivery of electrical current through implanted electrodes in precisely targeted areas of the brain. It...

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Identifying Clinical and Paraclinical Predictors

Grantees: Gregory S. Day

Supervising Advisor: Dr. Gene Johnson Project Summary Clinical heterogeneity in age-associated neurodegenerative disease presents diagnostic and therapeutic challenges for clinicians and researchers alike. Individual factors, including education,(1) lifestyle (i.e.,...

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Targeting the Tau-Fyn Interaction in Alzheimer’s Disease

Grantees: Travis Rush

Supervising Advisor: Dr. Erik Roberson Project Summary As the leading cause of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) remains without cure or effective treatment. Decades of research has indicated that two...

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