Tag: Lingjun Li

Sweetening the Process of Biomarker Discovery in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a common form of dementia, affecting about 5 million Americans and more than 15 million individuals worldwide. Despite its prevalence, however, many aspects of the disease’s development and progression are still poorly understood. With few known biomarkers, researchers have struggled to develop early detection methods or effective treatments.

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R01 renewal allows Li to continue innovative research in food intake

Lingjun Li, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor School of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry, Janis Apinis Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, received a 4% ranking on her NIH R01 grant renewal application to continue her innovative research on the development and application of mass spectrometry-based technology and strategies to understand the roles of signaling peptides in feeding behavior.

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