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Members of the Benzinger Lab sit at a table while holding signed baseballs from the Gateway Grizzlies.

Baseball with the Benzinger Lab

It was a beautiful summer evening for baseball as members, students and collaborators of the Benzinger Lab watched the Gateway Grizzlies take on the Schaumburg Boomers at GCS Credit Union Ballpark. Team bonding is important on and off campus, so…

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McKay Receives Alzheimer’s Disease Fellowship Award

Nicole S. McKay, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate in the Benzinger Lab, received a two-year, $200,000 fellowship award from the BrightFocus Foundation. Her project, “Investigating how white matter integrity and tauopathy underpin cognitive decline in autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease,” aims…

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Friedrichsen Named ADRC REC Scholar

Nelly Friedrichsen, PhD, has been named a scholar of the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Research Education Component (ADRC REC). The long-term goal of the REC is to develop and support a diverse group of independent…

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