Project 1 – Jessica Z.K. Caldwell, PhD

Sex differences in trajectories, cognition, biomarkers, and neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease

Project 2 – Dr. Virendra Mishra

Multimodal imaging for understanding the pathophysiology of freezing-of-gait in Parkinson’s disease

Project 3 – Dr. Jefferson Kinney

The Role of GABA in Microglial Activation and Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease

2017 NIH IDEA Western Regional Conference

October 18 – 20, 2017
Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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