Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application|
Robert J. Shmookler Reis
||Little Rock, AR
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Protein aggregation underlies most or all types of neurodegeneration and many other age-progressive diseases. We have isolated and analyzed very pure aggregates from Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), Parkinson’s Disease (PD); nematode models of Huntington’s Disease (HD), AD, and PD; and human cell-culture models of AD. The proteins that contribute to these aggregates show considerable overlap; for example, >80% of proteins that are significantly more abundant in aggregates from AD than from age-matched...
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