Journal Club for NeuroscienceEvent Details: 4:00 p.m., April 01, Schwitalla Hall, 1402 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63104
The Saint Louis University Journal Club for Neuroscience will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, in the large Pharm/Phys conference room (M360, southwest corner of the third floor of Schwitalla Hall).
Yuna Ayala, Ph.D., will present an article about the brain protein tau, associated with Alzheimer's disease.
This paper reports that tau, like the infectious nature of Prion proteins, may also act as an infectious agent that leads to diseases called tauopathies, like Alzheimer's disease.
This interdepartmental journal club is affiliated with the Center for Excellence in Neuroscience of Saint Louis University.