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Ashutosh Tiwari

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Ashutosh Tiwari

Associate Professor, Chemistry

Expert in: Misfolded Proteins

Misfolded proteins can aggregate in the brain, leading to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, ALS and Parkinson’s. Tiwari is looking at the underlying biochemistry that drives misfolding and what mechanisms create cellular toxicity. His work, which brings an innovative and holistic approach to the field, could help doctors and families understand what happens following a diagnosis.

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