Alejandra Álvarez

Biochemistry, PUC (1989)
PhD, Cell and Molecular Biology, PUC (1998)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Universidad de Chile

Associate Professor
Faculty of Biological Sciences
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Phone: (56-2) 223542926

Research Interests:

– Analysis of the molecular basis of neurodegeneration: the role of c-Abl kinase in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.

– The role of c-Abl kinase in synaptic structure and function, neuronal cytoskeleton dynamics, and neuronal differentiation.

 – c-Abl kinase as a therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease.