Ryan Betters, BS

Graduate Student


BA, Biology, Grinnell College


My work in the lab of Dr. Marco Hefti focuses on how phosphoylation states of the tau protein differ in localization and function across developmental and pathological states in the human brain, particularly as it pertains to Alzheimer's Disease.


Hefti, MM, Kim, SH, Bell, AJ, Betters, RK, Fiock, KL, Iida, MA, Smalley, ME, Farrell, K, Fowkes, ME, Crary, JF. Tau Phosphorylation and Aggregation in the Developing Human Brain. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2019; 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1093/jnen/nlz073.

Ryan Betters

Ryan Betters
Department of Pathology
1157 Medical Laboratories
25 S. Grand Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States