Grantee in the News: Dena Dubal in Scientic American on VCAM1 protein and preventing cognitive decline
On May 14, 2019, Scientific American featured insights by AFAR expert Dena Dubal, MD, PhD in an article exploring how in mice studies, blocking the VCAM1 protein may reverse in brain decline and prevent memory loss.
Dr. Dubal is a 2015 AFAR Research Grant for Junior Faculty recipient, 2009 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging scholar, and 1998 Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging recipient. Dr. Dubal also served on the 2018 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty Selection Committee.
Read the article—“Thwarting a Protein Reverses Brain Decline in Aged Mice”—here.