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Grace E. Stutzmann (Beth)

Grace E. Stutzmann (Beth), PhD

Professor & Discipline Chair of Neuroscience; Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease and Therapeutics

Early neuronal pathology that occurs prior to the emergence of histopathology and cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease.

Holly Hunsberger

Holly Hunsberger, PhD

Assistant Professor

Unraveling sex differences throughout aging and Alzheimer’s disease with an emphasis on mood disorders.

Dissecting neural circuitry changes across whole brain networks in Alzheimer’s disease to create targeted therapeutics for men and women.

Robert Marr

Robert Marr, PhD

Associate Professor & Assistant Dean for Research

Use of gene transfer vectors to investigate specific gene functions in the brain as it relates to Alzheimer’s disease.

Daniel A. Peterson

Daniel A. Peterson, PhD

Professor; Director, Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM)

Recruitment of adult endogenous stem cells to generate replacement neurons for brain repair.

Recruitment of adult endogenous stem cells to overcome impaired wound healing characteristic of diabetes.

Judith A. Potashkin

Judith A. Potashkin, PhD

Professor, Director of Faculty Recognition and Development, Discipline Chair

Identification of dysregulated molecular pathways that lead to progressive neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease and dementias.

Identification of diagnostic, progression and stratification RNA biomarkers in blood for Parkinson’s disease.