Gregory Petsko

How will the world handle 300 million Alzheimer’s patients?

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About Gregory Petsko

Gregory A. Petsko is Chair of the Department of Biochemistry at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, where from 1994 to 2008 he served as Director of the Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center. Since 1996 he has held the title of Gyula and Katica Tauber Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry, succeeding Professor William P. Jencks, the first holder of this chair.

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Alzheimer's may strike 100 million people by 2050. Gregory Petsko, Chair of the Department of Biochemistry at Brandeis University, asks: We know our population is aging. What can we do now to help prevent this catastrophe?

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