Emily Barron

Emily Barron

I'm a MA student studying biological anthropology with the hopes of getting my Ph.D. and studying neurobiology.


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The Role of the Amyloid Precursor Protein Gene and Copper in Alzheimer’s Disease

The Role of the Amyloid Precursor Protein Gene and Copper in Alzheimer’s Disease


Abstract  Alzheimer’s disease has been described as the cognitive impairment of an individual due to the formation of senile brain plaques (SP), and neurofibrillary tangles (NFT) [2]. Researchers have hypothesized a multitude of possible causes for the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), however strong evidence has been fo...