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Your Impact. 

Gail Cornwall, Ph.D., professor of Cell Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Medicine, received a matching gift from the President's Circle to support her innovative research that could provide insight into the causes of Alzheimer's disease.

Her research focuses on abnormal proteins, also known as amyloid structures, that are found in the reproductive tract. These structures are also found in the hippocampus and cerebellum areas of the brain, which are early sites of Alzheimer’s.

Hi and Byron Newby made an initial gift in 2017 to support caregivers and Cornwall's Alzheimer's research. Earlier this year, they made a second gift to support Cornwall's work.

We are using these reproductive amyloids as a model system to understand how they assemble and disassemble, which might provide clues as to why the amyloids in Alzheimer's do not disassemble and cause disease.

Gail Cornwall, Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology and Biochemistry  School of Medicine

Supporting new initiatives. Enhancing our impact on health care.

The President's Circle supports new initiatives enriching our academic and research efforts and enhancing our impact on the health of those who live in the communities we serve. And in doing so, we know our impact will also be felt around the world.

As a President’s Circle member, you are making an investment in TTUHSC’s tomorrow, with benefits for you today. 

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Year 1 Impact Update

John Culberson, M.D., utilized President's Circle support to provide resources beyond a support group for caregivers. MORE


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