PNGC Hosts Guest Seminar on Proteomics and Tauopathy

Judith Steen, an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, spoke at Penn at the beginning of May. Dr. Steen has conducted research in the field of proteomics (the study of the structure and function of proteins), as well as the systems biology of proteopathies, or diseases due to…

Dr. Brad Hyman Speaks at Penn

Penn Neurodegenerative and Genomics Center was fortunate to have Dr. Brad Hyman visit from Boston and give a seminar style presentation on November 29. Dr. Hyman has worked at Massachusetts General Hospital for 25 years seeing patients with Alzheimer’s disease, and he currently serves as the Alzheimer’s Unit Director at the Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease there. Dr. Hyman’s presentation focused largely on the heterogeneity of Alzheimer’s disease, and he provided some context for his talk with a story about two different patients. The first was a professor at a prominent university who was worried about having to concentrate harder in…