KPFK AWARE SHOW
April 15, 2010 Guest Mark Underwood
Topic: Nobel Prize Discovery May Solve Alzheimer’s Mystery
Mark Underwood is a neuroscience researcher that has worked to identify the fundamental factor in the aging process and age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Mark has also written: Gift from the Sea: How a Protein from Jellyfish Fights the Aging Process. Mark’s own family struggle with the diseases of the brain was one of the inspirations that motivated him to write this book and he explains why brain cells die and the research that proves certain proteins can help.
Neuroscience researcher and Quincy Bioscience President Mark Underwood has discovered a promising new breakthrough for halting the aging process of the human brain. Mark is responsible for researching the “calcium binding protein” found in jellyfish and developing it for use as a calcium regulator in the human nervous system. He shares his latest findings on the show today.
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