Frank LaFerla

Biotech entrepreneur donates $50 million to UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences

Announcement of gift from Charlie Dunlop is made during commencement ceremony

The UCI research team is directed by (seated, from left) Frank LaFerla, Andrea Tenner and Kim Green. Other investigators include (standing, from left) Marcelo Wood, Arthur Lander, Grant MacGregor, Ian Smith, Vivek Swarup, Craig Stark, Andre Obenaus and Ali Mortazavi.

UCI Alzheimer’s project wins $47 million grant from National Institute on Aging

Scientists will develop mouse models to help unravel most common form of disease

New mouse model provides first platform to study late-onset Alzheimer’s disease

First-of-its-kind advance holds promise for making new strides in research, treatments

UCI study identifies brain protein that could put the brakes on Alzheimer’s

Discovery of TOM-1 protein role heralds new directions in the disease fight