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  • LU biology student tackles Alzheimer's research

    LU biology student tackles Alzheimer's research

    Beaumont senior biology student Jacob Thompson found his passion for neurodegenerative disorders, leading him to pursue research at Lamar University and ultimately being awarded the David J. Beck Fellowship, enabling him to conduct cutting-edge research on neuronal aging and Alzheimer's disease at the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins University labs.

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    February 06, 2024
Home to more than 15,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest-growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and many after-class campus activities. The 292-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana.
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