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  • Jane Smith

    Degree / Year Graduated
    PhD completed in 2018
    Advisor
    Dr. Smith
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    John Smith

    Degree / Year Graduated
    PhD completed in 2018
    Advisor
    Dr. Whitecoat
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    Summary
    Neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by the progressive deterioration of the central nervous system—the brain and spinal cord—which can lead to a decline in cognitive function such as dementia. Neurons, cells that carry messages throughout our body, cannot be regenerated.