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'Using Big Data to Investigate Neurodegenerative Disease'

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

East Pavilion Auditorium
1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri 63130

Brad A. Racette, MD, Robert Allan Finke Professor and executive vice chairman of Neurology, will present this seminar.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Schools

School of Medicine

Topic

Medicine & Health

Tags

Seminar

Website

https://knightadrc.wustl.edu/Educatio...

Department
Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Neurology
Event Contact

Jennifer Phillips | phillipsj@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Racette studies environmental risk factors for Parkinson’s disease using several methodologies, including field-based epidemiology studies, neuroimaging (PET and MRI), neuropathology, and administrative data studies. Much of this research focuses on manganese (Mn) neurotoxicity which is used as a model for environmental causes of Parkinson’s disease.

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