Le Zhang, Ph.D.

Department/Laboratory:
Aging and Neurodegeneration

Education:
PhD, 2005, University of Lyon 1, Lyon, France

Mentor:
Keller, Jeffrey N.

Current Research:
Adipose functions, aging and neurodegeneration.

Other Research Interests:
Understanding adipose functions that modulate brain function and brain pathology during aging, particularly the ability of high fat diets to accelerate brain aging and to promote the development of age-related neurodegenerative diseases; Understanding the contribution of endothelial Nrf2 to the regulation of brain pathogenesis during aging and following high fat diet exposure; Understanding pathogenesis of the familial Alzheimer's disease cased by "Swedish" type mutation.