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Biochemist

Katrin Beyer, Spanish biochemist. Achievements include research in essential variable for the definition of genetic risk factors for sporadic Alzheimer disease; research in alpha-synuclein structure, posttranslational modification and alternative splicing as aggregation enhancers; patents for butyrylcholinesterase promoter genotype combinations as a diagnostic tool for lewy body dementia.

Background

Beyer, Katrin was born on October 14, 1963 in Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Daughter of Horst and Rita Beyer.

Education

Master of Science in Biochemistry, State Lomonosov University, Moscow, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Autonomous University, Barcelona, 2003.

Career

Research associate, molecular biology laboratory Cuban National Institute Atherosclerosis, Havanna, Cuba, 1988—1993. Director, department molecular biology Institute biomedical Research, EuroEspes, A Coruna, Spain, 1994—1998. Guest professor genetics, molecular diagnosis unit University A Coruña, 1998—1999.

Research associate, principal investigator, department pathology University Hospital Germans Trias, Badalona, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in essential variable for the definition of genetic risk factors for sporadic Alzheimer disease. Research in alpha-synuclein structure, posttranslational modification and alternative splicing as aggregation enhancers. Patents for butyrylcholinesterase promoter genotype combinations as a diagnostic tool for lewy body dementia.

Connections

Married José Ignacio Lao, July 10, 1990. Children: Lukas Lao Beyer, Carol-Ann Lao Beyer.

father:
Horst Beyer

mother:
Rita Beyer

spouse:
José Ignacio Lao

children:
Lukas Lao Beyer

Carol-Ann Lao Beyer