title RLE Investigator Profile: Collin M. Stultz
description A video profile accompanying recent news from MIT on Alzheimer’s research. From the press release (not this video): “‘We generated lots and lots of structures for both normal tau and a mutant form’ associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer’s,’ Stultz said. By comparing the two sets, the researchers found one structure that was more common in the mutant form — and therefore likely to ‘play a role in the pathologic process.’” A potential drug target. Read the details in his PLoS Computational Biology article.
producer Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) at MIT, Greg Hren
featuring Collin M. Stultz, Ph.D, M.D.
length approx. 00:05:30
direct video link http://www.rle.mit.edu/video/investigators/pi_stultz.mov.
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