Aayush Setty

Aayush Setty

Aayush Setty is a freshman at Brown University as a part of the Program in Liberal Medical Education. He aspires to become an academic neurosurgeon working in the field of motor neurodegenerative diseases. He joined the IYNA as a board member after becoming a finalist at the USA National Brain Bee in 2018. Aayush loves to explore the outdoors: everything from rock climbing to hiking are some of his favorite past times. Outside of medicine, Aayush loves to explore the entrepreneurial process and hopes to use an education in economics and data science to help influence social and environmental policy.


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Peroxynitrite and Chaperonins in the Molecular Pathogenesis of Parkinson’s Disease

Peroxynitrite and Chaperonins in the Molecular Pathogenesis of Parkinson’s Disease


Abstract Parkinson’s Disease is a common neurodegenerative motor disease, a neurodegenerative disease that affects normal movement, that is prevalent in the elder population. It is characterized by the selective neurodegeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta of the human brain. This disease is idiopathic, m...