Margaret Tish awarded the 2020 Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship

University of Iowa graduate student Margaret Tish has won the 2020 Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship, a $10,000 award from the Iowa Neuroscience Institute for an upper level graduate student working in the area of neurodegenerative diseases.

Tish is a 4th year student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience and conducts research in the lab of Joel Geerling, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurology. Her research focuses on Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, a debilitating cause of dementia characterized by enlarged cerebral ventricles. Outward symptoms include gait impairment, cognitive dysfunction, and urinary incontinenc

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