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Michael J. Petris

Michael J. Petris

Professor

Biochemistry,Genetics Area Program,INP,Ophthalmology,

petrism@missouri.edu

(573) 882-9685

There is evidence that redox active metals such as copper contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.  We are interested in characterizing how changes in metal ion homeostasis contribute to Alzheimer’s disease with an emphasis on inflammation.