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Brandeis University

Avital Rodal, Brandeis University

Caption: For people suffering with debilitating diseases such ALS or Alzheimer's, simple tasks can be a struggle. Avital Rodal, assistant professor of biology, hopes to help with a grant that has just been funded by the National Institutes of Health. Rodal studies how neuronal firing affects transport of materials within neurons.

Credit: Photo: Charles Radin

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