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WESTERN UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES – RESEARCH CLUSTERS

 

1. The Cluster for Integrative Neurobiology: With a focus on the etiology and treatment of intractable neurological disorders.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Central Nervous System (CNS) Diseases
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Environmental Pathologies
  • Stem Cell Treatment

 

2. The Cluster for Molecular and Metabolic Diseases: With a focus on life threatening diseases such as cancer, diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

  • Cancer,
  • Cardiovascular disease,
  • Diabetes,
  • Obesity

 

3. The Cluster for Infectious Diseases and Immunology: Investigates pernicious health challenges such as methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and zoonotic diseases.

  • Tuberculosis
  • Mad Cow Diseases
  • Avian Flu
  • Methicillin-resistant staph aureus (commonly called MRSA)

4. The Cluster for Evolutionary Biology includes

  • Molecular evolution
  • Paleontology and Vertebrate systematics
  • Quantitative Paleoecology
  • Integrative and Functional Anatomy
  • Paleohistology and Histopathology
  • Forensic Antropology

5. The Cluster for Lifestyle Medicine includes

  • nutraceuticals (nutrition, power foods, supplements)
  • stress reduction (meditation, proper rest, exercise)
  • controlled/ reduced fat, salt, saturated fat diets
  • anti-inflammatory herbs
  • traditional chinese medicine

this page was updated on 3/14/2016

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