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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

New NIA grant brings together GSBS faculty to study Alzheimer's Disease

Friday, April 24, 2020
Giuseppina Tesco, Phil Haydon and David Kaplan and their groups are working to apply novel technologies to Alzheimer's disease. Learn more about their newly-funded NIA project.
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Image: Selene Lomoio, Tesco Laboratory

Giuseppina Tesco, MD, PhD, and Philip Haydon, PhD, members of the Neuroscience graduate program and David Kaplan, PhD, a member of the CMDB graduate program have brought their groups together to study the way different cells in the brain in Alzheimer's disease (AD). They will use a unique bioengineered mini-brain developed in the Kaplan lab for some of their studies.

A more complete description of the planned research can be found in Tufts Now.

Read the AD article.