Ellen Kuhl, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2014
For creating mathematical and computational models of living systems with focus on growth and morphogenesis under physiological and pathological conditions.

Connecting the dots of Alzheimer’s disease

Via Stanford University | October 15, 2018

Some people may follow a football team, others may follow their favorite television streaming series. For Ellen Kuhl, PhD, a professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford, her passion lies in following proteins.

In a recent Stanford news article, Kuhl explains how her team developed a computer simulation to track the spread of defective proteins in the brain. These proteins contribute to the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS and Lou Gehrig’s disease… Continue reading.