Dmitry Kurouski

Texas A&M University

Dmitry Kurouski earned an MS in Biochemistry from Belarusian State University, Belarus, and a Ph.D. (Distinguished Dissertation) in Analytical Chemistry from SUNY Albany, New York. After completing a postdoc in the laboratory of Professor Richard P. Van Duyne at Northwestern University, Illinois, Dr. Kurouski joined Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, where he worked as Senior Research Scientist. In 2017, Dr. Kurouski joined the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department of Texas A&M University as Assistant Professor. His research focuses on the nanoscale characterization of biological and photocatalytic systems using tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (TERS) and atomic force microscope infrared spectroscopy (AFM-IR).

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Neurodegenerative diseases are severe, rapidly developing, and currently incurable conditions that result in progressive degeneration and the death of neurons. This causes dementia, movement problems, and essentially loss of personal identity. Amyloids attempts to answer the following questions: (1) why do we develop these severe neurodegenerative diseases? (2) what histological and physiological changes are observed upon development and progression of these diseases? and (3) how can we treat amyloid-associated diseases?

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