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Jürgen Götz

Jürgen Götz

Director, Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research, The University of Queensland

Professor Jürgen Götz is the Foundation Chair of Dementia Research and Director of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research (CJCADR) at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), The University of Queensland. Götz studied biochemistry at the University of Basel, and earned his PhD in immunology in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Georges Köhler at the Max-Planck-Institute in Freiburg, Germany (1989). After postdoctoral work at UCSF and the Preclinical Research Division at Novartis Ltd in Basel, he established his reputation in the Alzheimer’s field as a research group leader at the University of Zürich (1994–2005). From 2005 - 2012, before accepting his new position at the University of Queensland, he has been Chair of Molecular Biology and Director of the Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Laboratory at the Brain and Mind Research Institute of the University of Sydney. Götz uses transgenic animal models to contribute to a better understanding of the role of tau and amyloid-beta in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Why a drug treatment for dementia has eluded us

Jan 11, 2018 14:45 pm UTC| Health

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