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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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Dr. Manu Sharma receives NIA R01 Grant

Dr. Manu Sharma, is an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience in the Appel Institue and has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) effective August 1, 2016. His research project entitled, "DnaJ Co-Chaperones Which Modify Tau Aggregation and Neurodegeneration" will aim to identify a molecular mechanism underlying tau proteostasis and to determine in vivo how this mechanism modifies tau aggregation and neurodegeneration. Chaperones are key...

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