Medicine and Health
Seminar on Alzheimer's Disease
Prof. Karen Hsiao Ashe (University of Minnesota, USA), will deliver a seminar on her work on Alzheimer’s disease research. Prof. Ashe is a leading international researcher, who has made significant contributions to AD research.
Prof. Ashe is a leading international researcher, who has made significant contributions to AD research. She made one of the first transgenic mouse models of AD (Tg2576, Swedish mutation), discovered abnormal forms of amyloid--protein (A) and tau protein that disrupt brain activity in the early stages of the disease, and is developing treatment strategies to prevent memory loss due to the disease. Previous awards include the prestigious MetLife Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer Disease (2006) and the Potomkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases (2006).
|Category:||Public Lectures and Seminars: Medicine and Health|
|Location:||Room 2.26 Western Gatway Building|
|Target Audience:||All welcome|
|Admission Price: €||Free|
Dr Barry Boland
021 420 5947