Katherine Wei

Katherine Wei

Hi! My name is Katherine and I'm a rising junior from Arizona. Neuroscience and biology are the two fields in science that I'm really interested in and hope to study in college. I also like writing poetry and playing volleyball.


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Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) and Apolipoprotein (APOE): Impacts on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) and Apolipoprotein (APOE): Impacts on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)


Abstract The purpose of this review is to understand how the downregulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) may elevate the accumulation of beta-amyloid protein and impact the pathology of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). This review also identifies possible treatments that can increase BDNF levels to prevent cognitive impairment and ...