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Research Overview

The Center for Neurodegenerative Disease (CND) at Emory is comprised of over twenty-five faculty from numerous basic and clinical departments whose laboratories perform cutting edge research using interdisciplinary approaches. Our research spans from genetic and environmental factors that cause disease, to development of new and characterization of animal models, to development of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, to clinical testing of new treatments in patients. Our outstanding research laboratories and core facilities are equipped the most advanced technologies in imaging, proteomics, gene expression analysis, viral vectors and gene therapy, monoclonal antibodies and histopathology. Beyond the research, the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease maintains strong partnership with the Comprehensive Neuroscience Center and Emory Healthcare, which has a large and outstanding clinical faculty providing comprehensive care, education and support for affected individuals and their families.