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Auriel A Willette

Post doctoral fellow

Alzehimer's Disease Research Center
Clinical Science Center (J5/1M)-MC2420
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI, 53792

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Biography:

The underlying neurobiological mechanisms mediating regional and global brain changes in neurodegenerative diseases, as well as normal aging, are poorly understood. I work with a non-human primate animal model (Macaca mulatta) to examine how immunological, cerebrovascular, and affective factors contribute to neural atrophy in old age using MRI. Long-term calorie restriction is used as an intervention to mitigate the impact of these physiological and behavioral indices.

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