scientists at work

Neuroscience and Aging Research Center

“This is a unique opportunity for scientists to pursue pioneering research in neuroscience with the goal of bringing validated targets that could lead to therapies in an area of great patient need.” -Perry Nisen, M.D., Ph.D.

Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells
Degenerative Diseases Program
Understanding age-associated complex diseases will lead to progress in treatments for dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.
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developing human islets
Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Our scientists are discovering how organs form and deteriorate with a goal to find ways to reverse or ameliorate aging and muscle wasting diseases.
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