New Güler Lab Alzheimer’s Association funding

Sleep and circadian disruptions often precede the onset of memory problems in AD. We are interested to learn whether strengthening the sleep/wake cycle or circadian rhythmicity slows the progression of AD. With the support from Alzheimer's Association, we will develop a timed exercise, meal and light regiment that increases circadian rhythmicity in mice. We will then determine whether this treatment improves pathology and memory in an AD mouse model. 

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