Johns Hopkins Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Synthesis of Immediate Early Genes and Memory

Principal Investigator: Paul Worley, M.D.

The goal of this study to use various model systems to examine the regulatory mechanisms that control how immediate early genes contribute to the network plasticity essential for memory performance. Several immediate early genes are under examination, including arc, homer1a and NPTX2.

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