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New faculty join the Appel Alzheimer's Disease Research Institute!

Dr. Anna G. Orr has joined the Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer's Disease Research Institute as an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at the Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute and the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medicine. Her research focuses on the roles of glial receptor signaling and glial-neuronal interactions in cognitive function and neurodegenerative disorders. She earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Emory University...

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Enrique Beldarrain Chaple, MD, PhD

Public Health and the Control of Communicable Diseases in Cuba

Enrique Baldarrín Chaple, MD, PhD is Chief of the Research Department at the National Information Center of Medical Sciences and a Professor of Public Health and the History of Medicine at the National School of Public Health in Havana, Cuba.  He has over 50 professional publications (books, articles, etc.) as well as major research grants (e.g., from the David Rockefeller Center at Harvard University) and has received prestigious Cuban awards for both his publications and his contributions...

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New faculty join the Appel Alzheimer's Disease Research Institute!

Dr. Adam L. Orr has joined the Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute and the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Research in Neuroscience. Adam has a long-standing interest in understanding the essential roles of mitochondria in normal and diseased brain. He received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Emory University under the guidance of Dr. Xiao-Jiang Li, where he studied mitochondrial transport in...

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