Role of the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger (NCX) in the control of mitochondrial functions in neurodegenerati...

Employer
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Location
Italy
Posted
September 11 2017
Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Recent evidence from our group demonstrates that the sodium/calcium exchanger (NCX) plays a central role in the regulation of mitochondrial functions, which are typically disrupted in neurodegenerative disorders. The present project aims to explore in in vitro and ex vivo models the role of NCX in the mitochondrial alterations observed since the early stage and during the course of neurodegenerative disorders.



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