Dr Beatriz Gomez Perez-Nievas will investigate how the action of the brain’s support cells, known as astrocytes, might lead to nerve cell damage in Alzheimer’s disease.

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Awarded to
Dr Beatriz Gomez Perez-Nievas

King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry

Current Award

10 July 2015 - 10 July 2018

Full project name
Astrocytes influence interactions between Abeta and tau to cause synaptotoxicity in AD.