Journal club of the week: Alzheimer’s disease process and its’ risk factors

Journal club of the week: Alzheimer’s disease process and its’ risk factors

Held on monday , 9th November 2015 08:00

Seyyed Majid Eslami the student of pharmacy talked about pathophysiology, mechanism of neurodegeneration and the risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease. Why some of the patients suffering from diseases such as type 2 diabetes, Down syndrome and hypertension are more susceptible to get AD was discussed. Also, the important role of genetic factors in the onset of AD was mentioned. It was emphasized that heavy metals such as Cu, Fe, Zn, Pb, etc. accelerate the AD’s progression. At last, Prof. Abdollahi and some students shared their view about the topic.


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