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Jill Morris, PhD

Jill Morris, PhD, is a Senior Scientist at the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center. Dr. Morris received her bachelor's degree in Biochemistry in 2006 and her PhD in Molecular and Integrative Physiology in 2011. Her primary research interest involves the interplay between genetic and metabolic factors in the development and progression of Alzheimer's Disease. Dr. Morris has received  both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and  currently holds an NIH career development award to investigate the role of metabolic hormones and cellular energy metabolism on cognitive trajectory and neuroimaging measures of decline in aging and AD. 

Last modified: Apr 04, 2018