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KCU's Science Friday Talks features lectures and presentations from a broad spectrum of national and international speakers on topics that are relevant to the diverse University community.
Presentations are from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Classroom B of the Annex on KCU campus, unless otherwise noted. Lectures are open to KCU students, faculty, staff and alumni.
For questions about this event, please contact Dana Buchanan at email@example.com.
Presenter: Joan Coates, DVM, Full Professor, Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of MissouriDate: May 22Time: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Location: KCU Student Activity Center, Room 204 Topic: Canine degenerative myelopathy (DM) is an inherited adult-onset
neurodegenerative disease of dogs caused by mutations in the superoxide
dismutase 1 gene (SOD1) and thus is similar to amyotrophic lateral
sclerosis (ALS), particularly familial forms that are associated with
In her KCU Science Friday Talk, Joan, Coates, DVM,
will propose that this larger animal disease model will be beneficial
in the preclinical development of the therapeutic strategies and more
accurately predict therapies that will halt or slow progression of ALS. | Download flyer
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