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Nilkantha Sen, PhD

Nilkantha Sen, PhD

GOSPEL: A Novel Regulator of Tauopathy and CREB Signaling


August 30, 2011, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Nilkantha Sen, PhD

Research Associate, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, R1059
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016


A shuttle van to Roanoke will depart from Blacksburg in front of Burruss Hall at noon, returning at 3 p.m.

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that is characterized by global cognitive decline including progressive loss of memory, orientation and reasoning. Sen has identified GOSPEL as a novel neuroprotective protein. His future plans include efforts to elucidate mechanisms of GOSPEL function for the development of therapeutic applications.

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About the Speaker:

Nilkantha Sen's research focuses on the identification and development of novel molecular diagnostic and therapeutic biomarkers and targets for age related neurodegenerastion.

Additional Details

This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander. For more information, please call 540-526-2070, or send an e-mail.

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