ApoE Biology & the Brain


As a scientific community we are working to further understand the functions of apoE and apoE receptors including:

  • Interactions with APP processing
  • Aβ clearance/deposition
  • Synaptic function
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Glucose utilization and insulin signaling

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Symposium & Featured Research

Tentative Symposia

ApoE, ApoE Receptors and Neurodegeneration
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
June 5-7th, 2016

Molecular Neurodegeneration

Genetics ignites focus on microglial inflammation in Alzheimer's disease
October 2015

Journal of Biological Chemistry

Apolipoprotein E is a Ligand for Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells 2 (TREM2)
September 2015

Research Funded by NIH Program Project Grant No. P01AG030128
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