#TomorrowsDiscoveries: From Dysfunctional Cells to Disease

Dr. Li and her team investigate how cells consolidate their damaged proteins and prevent them from spreading freely, in order to understand how to better treat diseases such as Alzheimer’s and ALS. Another of their interests is how chromosomes are divided up when one cell becomes two. Learning more about how the process can go wrong could lend insight into cancer development. Learn about other discoveries at:

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Li-Rong Shao, MD, MSCE

Li-Rong Shao, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Background Dr. Shao received his medical and master's degrees from Soochow University Medical School (China), and postdoctoral training in neuroscience at Colorado State University and the University of Utah. Dr. Shao was a Research ...

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