Model ORGANism: Using mice to study neurodegenerative diseases

Summary:

  • In this broadcast, Jeff Dale engages his audience in an activity that introduces his research on neurodegenerative diseases and the role that the cardiovascular system plays in it.
  • Using a mouse that was euthanized for his research, he demonstrates perfusion, a method that delivers fluid to the organs of the animal using the cardiovascular system.

Length:

  • 21 minutes

Information about the Author:

  • Jeffrey Dale is a graduate student in Biological Sciences working with Dr. Garcia.
  • He uses a model organism, mice, to understand the causes and potential treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.