Alzheimer’s Research: Prof. Sergio Ferreira

7 January 2016

Watch Prof. Sergio Ferreira discuss the goals of his research, in the fast-moving field of Alzheimer’s research, and why new animal models need to be developed to bridge the gap between mouse research and human treatment. Prof. Ferreira’s team is working to understand how small aggregates of Aβ oligomers attack neurons, and cause dysfunction in the communication between neurons, in the Alzheimer’s brain, using cell culture, animal models and behavioral studies. SelectScience Interview for ‘Science in Brazil’ Special Feature.