Jennifer Stevens

MSTP in PhD Training

Program: Neurosciences

Current advisor: John R. Cirrito, PhD

Undergraduate university: Washington University, 2013

Enrollment year: 2013

Research summary
The mechanism by which exercise decreases amyloid beta in the hippocampus

Physical exercise decreases amyloid beta levels in Alzheimer’s. However, the mechanism has yet to be fully investigated. We will be investigating how the timing of exercise affects amyloid beta clearance.

Graduate publications