George Bloom, PhD, Discusses Cellular Basis of Alzheimer’s on Hoos in Stem Podcast

May 7, 2024 by

UVA STEM podcast with Ken OnoAlzheimer’s pioneer and UVA faculty George Bloom, PhD, was interviewed for Hoos in STEM podcast, episode 22, about understanding of Alzheimer’s mechanisms, the current state of treatment, recent advances in diagnostic technology, and the future of research into neurodegenerative disorders.

Bloom is a renowned cell biologist whose longtime focus has been deciphering the cellular processes at the heart of neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, such as the buildup of amyloid-β peptides and tau protein tangles.

Listen to the podcast here or access through other standard platforms like Spotify. The podcast series is hosted by Ken Ono, the Marvin Rosenblum Professor of Mathematics and STEM advisor to the University of Virginia provost.



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