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VIDEO: What role do immune cells play in Alzheimer’s disease? with Lindsay Hohsfield, PhD

By September 24, 2020October 2nd, 2020Commentary, Community Events


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What role do immune cells play in Alzheimer’s disease?


About the Speaker:

Lindsay Hohsfield, PhD, is an Assistant Project Scientist in the lab of Kim Green, PhD. She earned her PhD from the Medical University of Innsbruck in Austria and has received several prestigious awards from the National Institutes of Health, Fulbright, and the Alzheimer’s Association. Her research focuses on understanding how beta amyloid accumulates in the Alzheimer’s disease brain, and how we might use our own immune system to clear it. In addition to her work in the field of neuroscience, Dr. Hohsfield founded Youngtimers, a nonprofit organization that seeks to promote community, education, support, and research for individuals and families affected by early-onset familial Alzheimer’s disease.


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