Marquette researcher gets $950,000 NSF grant

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An associate professor of biological sciences at Marquette University has received a $950,000 grant for her research into certain aging disorders. 

Disorders including Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease are linked to proteins that are incorrectly formed, or misfolded, and aggregated in areas of the body including the brain. Dr. Anita Manogaran received the grant funding from the National Science Foundation to study how cells respond to these proteins. 

In a release from the university, she notes that “you never see” these diseases in young people. 

“This me...

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