UC SANTA BARBARA

Mapping Alzheimer’s

August 13, 2021

In development. Feature Documentary. A chance encounter between two brilliant, young scientists from different parts of the world leads to a lifelong partnership, as they discover a rare genetic mutation afflicting hundreds of members of a single-family. Their research, which spans continents and decades, could unlock the mystery behind a cruel killer: Alzheimer’s disease.

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Cristina Venegas

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

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