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WITH DEAN LAFERLA
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Join Dean Frank LaFerla as he explores and covers some of today’s most pressing issues in the world being researched by the biologists at the UCI School of Biological Sciences.
Catch up on the latest episodes.
Frankly with Dean LaFerla Ep10 – Dean LaFerla welcomes Joshua Grill, associate professor of neurobiology and behavior and director of The UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Professor Grill reviews his latest research on clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease therapeutic research.
Frankly with Dean LaFerla Ep11 – In this episode, Dean LaFerla is joined by Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Associate Professor Katrine Whiteson. Professor Whiteson is also the co-director of the UC Irvine Microbiome Initiative. She and Dean LaFerla discuss her new project to monitor the COVID-19 virus in Southern California sewage.
Frankly with Dean LaFerla Ep17 – Dean Frank LaFerla is joined by Professor Joshua Grill, director of the UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), who talks about the promising new Alzheimer’s disease drug, lecanemab, and what it means for Alzheimer’s patients and the research community.