Channel

University of Kentucky

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R&D Budget

$339.7 Million

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Number of Labs

300

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Number of Scientists

2000


PROFILE

Erica Weekman

University of Kentucky

Sanders Brown Center of Aging – Wilcock Lab

Trying to understand links between Alzheimer's, dementia, and inflammation

Primary Research

Public Health

Challenges

Alzheimer's Disease
Dementia

β€œTo someone who is interested in science and research, I would have to say, definitely try and talk to professors or science teachers. They're really open to new students. It's not difficult, and don't be intimidated. They really want young students to get into research.”
– Erica Weekman

Are you curious enough?

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curious about what happens when a person has Alzheimer's disease and dementia, but are only being treated for Alzheimer's.
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ABOUT Erica Weekman

  • Nationality
  • American
  • Were my parents scientists?
  • Neither
  • Am I worrier?
  • No
  • Am I imaginative?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I competitive?
  • No
  • Am I spontaneous or a planner?
  • Planner