Ben Bahr

Alzheimer's Patent Pending, UNCP Scientist Looking to Clinical Trials

Dr. Ben Bahr

Dr. Ben Bahr is transforming himself from scientist to entrepreneur as he pushes his discoveries on age-related neuro-degeneration closer to an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

The UNC Pembroke scientist is cultivating drug companies to take his research into clinical trials. From a single focus on Alzheimer’s disease, he is casting a wider net for all possible applications of his age-defying research.

UNCP's Dr. Ben Bahr honored with Gardner award for work in neurological research

Dr. Ben Bahr

Power of the mind

UNC Pembroke’s Bahr honored with Gardner award for work in neurological research

Ben Bahr comes from a family with lofty goals. After all, his father was part of the space program that helped mankind reach the moon. So it should come as little surprise that Bahr wants to achieve something equally ambitious: find a way to eliminate neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

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