Honored Graduating Student: Alyssa Baer (HLTH) Alyssa Baer wanted to study Public Health at Brigham Young University before she even knew she was accepted. The soon-to-be Life Science grad grew up immersed in the healthcare industry.
Honored Graduating Student: Kristina Cass (PWS) Graduating from the BYU Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences, Cass is living her dream as a scientist. She joined the environmental science program because she loves trees.
Alzheimer’s disease is a metabolic disorder of the brain, impairing the ability to metabolize glucose while maintaining the ability to metabolize ketones. New research out of BYU substantiates a growing body of evidence indicating a strong correlation between AD and a disrupted metabolic state, where the brain can’t get enough energy.