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Tammy Butterick, PhD

Health Science Specialist, Research, Minneapolis VA
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science & Nutrition, University of Minnesota
BS, MS California Polytechnic State University; PhD University of Minnesota
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Dr. Tammy Butterick received her PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Minnesota in 2009. Dr. Butterick's overall research focus is to identify and target immune system mechanisms that regulate aging, obesity, and cognitive function within the context of environmental exposures.
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VA Research Topics
Aging; Alzheimer's Disease
MeSH Key Words
Animals; Anti-Inflammatory Agents; Brain; Calcium-Binding Proteins; Cell Line, Transformed; Fatty Acid-Binding Proteins; Gene Expression Regulation; Hypothalamus; Mice; Microfilament Proteins; Microglia; Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II; Palmitic Acid; RNA, Small Interfering; Reactive Oxygen Species; Signal Transduction; Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha; Uncoupling Protein 2
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