Lauren MacDonnell, a research professional, works in the Translational Cardiovascular Research Center
Lauren MacDonnell, a research professional, works in the Translational Cardiovascular Research Center

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Lauren MacDonnell, a research professional, works in the Translational Cardiovascular Research Center
Lauren MacDonnell, a research professional, works in the Translational Cardiovascular Research Center
Study Explores Effects of Dietary Choline Deficiency on Neurologic and System-Wide Health

Researchers from the Translational Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix took part in a study examining how a deficiency in dietary choline — an essential nutrient for human health — contributes to Alzheimer's disease and other health problems.

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Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 669 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,600 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Bioscience Core, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.