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Welcome to Cell Biology and Neuroscience (CBN)

karlherrup2 A new model of Alzheimer's Disease Professor Karl Herrup recently published a novel hypothesis to explain the etiology of Alzheimer's Disease. Appearing in the December 15, 2010 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, Prof. Herrup's hypothesis is that AD is triggered by three steps, starting with an initiating injury, continuing with an inflammatory response, and resulting in a change in cell state. This model places the so-called "amyloid theory" in context of a larger progression of events, helping to explain why therapies targeting amyloid may be insufficient to ameliorate symptoms. Read the profile of Dr. Herrup and his model in a recent Rutgers news release.

Seminars / Events

Thu Jan 11 @ 9:00AM - 4:30PM
CBN Retreat
Fri Feb 16 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Ed Giniger, PhD - National Institute of Health (NIH)
Fri Feb 23 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Zixu Mao, PhD - Emory University
Fri Mar 9 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Martin Frank, PhD - The American Psychological Society
Fri Mar 23 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Kebin Liu, PhD - Georgia Cancer Center
Fri Mar 30 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Taekyung Kim, PhD, UT Southwestern

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