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Keele University and Honorary Professor, University of the Highlands and Islands
Professor Christopher Exley PhD FRSB has spent over 35 years researching human exposure to aluminium (https://www.keele.ac.uk/aluminium/). In this talk Professor Exley will present his team's research on aluminium in human brain tissue, including Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis and autism. Recent research confirming a role for aluminium in Alzheimer's disease will be a focus. Dr. Exley graduated in 1985 with a degree in Biology (Univ. Stirling) and in 1989 with a PhD in the ecotoxicology of aluminium (Univ. Stirling). In 1992 he moved to Keele University with Professor JD Birchall FRS OBE to establish what is now The Birchall Centre. In 2015 Dr. Exley was elected Fellow Royal Society of Biology. His research centres about the role of aluminium in all forms of life including humans.