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Appel Poster Symposium 2024

Exciting news from the Appel Institute! We recently hosted our second Poster Symposium at the prestigious Griffin Faculty Club, providing an incredible venue for our event. The level of participation...

Honoring Dr. Li Gan: Recipient of The Jessica M. and Natan Bibliowicz Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty

Professor in Neurodegenerative Diseases and director of the Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medicine, received the Jessica M. And Natan Bibliowicz Award...

Celebrating Wenhui Qu's Achievement: Bright Focus Postdoctoral Fellowship Award!

Tauopathies, including Alzheimer's disease (AD), involve the abnormal accumulation of the toxic Tau protein in neurons, affecting millions of people without a cure. Our lab has pioneered modeling Tau...

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