Dr. Laura Bridgewater | September 19 at Noon | Science Building Auditorium (SB 134)

Dr. Laura Bridgwater: Cancer, Dimentia, & Muscle Function, Wednesday, September 19, Noon; SB 134

The BMP2 gene encodes a protein that regulates bone, cartilage, and limb formation, heart development, and programmed cell death. Dr. Bridgewater has discovered genetic variants in this gene that demonstrate its involvement in muscle strength and endurance, as well as possible links to cancer and dementia.