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Week 7—13
May 2018

MKW18 7—13 May

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Amy Shepherd

Amy Shepherd is a PhD Student at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, studying Alzheimer’s disease. She trains mice with Alzheimer’s disease to use specialised touchscreens (like iPads for mice!) to investigate how they learn and remember in a way very similar to how we test human patients. She hopes that this will help us develop better drug treatments for Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases.

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Stories from the Science Lab

Six scientists. Six amazing careers. Pull up a chair, meet these unique minds and talk to them about their dreams and achievements. Network with some of Melbourne's most influential scientists and discover how these experts' stories can help you with your own career goals.

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