Thank You for Participating in the 2013 Geoffrey Beene Global NeuroDiscovery Challenge!

Congratulations to Luxembourg researcher Enrico Glaab, Ph.D., who yesterday won the $50,000 Geoffrey Beene Global NeuroDiscovery Challenge for research proposals on gender differences in Alzheimer’s disease. Glaab, of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine at the University of Luxembourg, will examine whether certain genes are expressed differently in men and women, and whether one gene (USP9Y) may be protective in men, explaining the increased risks for Alzheimer’s disease in women.

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