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Jeff Milbrandt

June 2023

25th Donald C. Shreffler Memorial Lecture
Aaron Gitler, PhD
Department of Genetics
Stanford University

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

"Expanding mechanisms and therapeutic targets for neurodegenerative disease" Hosted by: Dr. Jeffrey Milbrandt Location:  Connor Auditorium (FLTC) Talk abstract:  Human neurodegenerative diseases are associated with the accumulation of protein aggregates. I will describe recent efforts using genetic modifier screens in model systems and human genetics to define the mechanisms by which misfolded human disease proteins contribute to neurodegeneration. These studies have revealed new targets for therapeutic intervention.

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