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The Mix: UAB Expert Speaks at Neuroscience 2012 of experimental drug therapies for Parkinson's disease

Patients with Parkinson's die at twice the rate of those without the disease.

For these reasons, researchers have been urgently seeking for years to understand Parkinson's to the point where they can begin to design drugs that go beyond symptom relief to counter the inflammation and nerve cell death at the disease's root. Read More...

Li Wins Aging Award

The UAB Center for Aging has awarded Zhiyong Li a $2,000 Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Li's proposal “Effect of Partial Tau Reduction in Aged Mice: Tau Reduction as Treatment for Alzheimers Disease," was favorably reviewed by the committee and deemed worthy of support.

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Li is a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Erik Roberson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology.