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Grace E. Stutzmann (Beth)

Grace E. Stutzmann (Beth), PhD

Associate Professor & Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Therapeutics


  • Grace E. Stutzmann (Beth) – Center Director
    • Early neuronal pathology that occurs prior to the emergence of histopathology and cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Robert Marr
    • Use of gene transfer vectors to investigate specific gene functions in the brain as it relates to Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Daniel A. Peterson
    • 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
    • Effects of dysregulation of pre-mRNA splicing on progressive neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease.
  • Anthony R. West
    • How interactions between nitric oxide, dopamine, and glutamate regulate basal ganglia function.
    • Role of nitric oxide and dopamine interactions and related signaling pathways in the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease with the aim of identifying novel drug targets for treatment.