Dolores Del Prete, PhD

Dr. Del Prete is a research fellow in the laboratory of Professor Luciano D’Adamio at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her Ph.D. in the Italian institute of technology, department of neuroscience and brain technologies (NBT) headed by Prof. Fabio Benfenati, and then in the laboratory headed by Dr. Frédéric Checler (Institute of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Valbonne, France).

Dr. Del Prete focused her studies on evaluation of the role of calcium signaling in Alzheimer disease observing that blocking the calcium release decreases levels of b-amyloid (Ab) and cognitive deficits associated with the disorder.