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About Brian J. Balin PhD

Dr. Brian J. Balin is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Alzheimer's Disease research, and is Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology and Forensic Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
His research interests include: Infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae as a trigger in the neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease, effects of infection and inflammation on the blood brain barrier in cerebrovascular disease, modification of neuronal cytoskeletal proteins through phosphorylation and the action of transglutaminase, and pathogenesis of chronic disease associated with the aging process.

Positions

Present Chair, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Bio-Medical Sciences
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Present Professor, Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology and Forensic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Bio-Medical Sciences
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Present Director of Basic Science Research, Center for Chronic Disorders of Aging
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