Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University chemistry professor Suzanne Williams will present a colloquium titled “Current Progress in AlzheimerÂ’s Disease Research” from 4-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, in Gries Hall room 167 at NMU.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The first part of the presentation will be summaries of some of the latest results in drug therapy, non-drug therapies and ethics of AlzheimerÂ’s Disease research. The second part of the presentation will describe the work going on in WilliamsÂ’ research lab at NMU.  Her lab is investigating four proteins that are implicated in the onset and progression of AlzheimerÂ’s Disease, and studying how the proteins interact with each other in terms of thermodynamics.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The public is invited to attend this free event. The event is part of the 2004-05 Psychology Colloquia Series, sponsored by the NMU department of psychology.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman