Fortin Drug Discovery Lab

The Fortin Drug Discovery Laboratory is working to discover new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson's disease, and type 2 diabetes.
Current Research


The Fortin Drug Discovery Laboratory is researching new treatments for both humans and animals.

  • Alzheimer's Disease (amyloid-beta and hyperphosphorylated tau)
  • Parkinson’s Disease (alpha-synuclein)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (islet amyloid polypeptide)
  • Equine pars intermedia pituitary deficiency and alpha-synuclein misfolding.
  • Feline diabetes and islet amyloid polypeptide aggregation.
  • Specific cat breeds and serum amyloid A aggregation.

Join Our Team

Find out about opportunities for undergraduate and graduate researchers and be a part of the exciting research happening in the Fortin Drug Discovery Lab.

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