AMCHP honors LSUHSCs professor for excellence in maternal and kid health care Rebekah E.

Gee was named Director of the Birth Outcomes Initiative, an Assistant Secretary level position in Louisiana’s Division of Health and Hospitals aimed at improving the fitness of Louisiana’s women and children. For the reason that function Dr. Gee works directly with the Secretary of Health insurance and Hospitals on initiatives to improve the quality of care for mothers and infants also to reduce the risk of poor being pregnant outcomes in high risk women. Dr. Gee has served at both condition and national leadership roles in public areas health policy. She has recommended the public health departments of many claims including Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Massachusetts.In either full case, a common watch is that any strategy that reduces the amount of beta-amyloid proteins in the mind early in disease advancement is highly likely to assist in preventing disease progression. In this study, mice genetically designed to possess Alzheimer's-like plaques and symptoms were bred with mice engineered to overexpress ACE in immune cells in the blood. The offspring of the two strains had significantly reduced beta-amyloid protein levels and irritation and their efficiency on learning and memory space tests was similar to that of regular mice.