Dan earned a PhD in biochemistry from SUNY Buffalo and completed postdoctoral fellowships at the USDA and Carnegie Mellon University. He is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Massive Science, The Daily Beast, VICE, and GROW. Dan is most interested in writing about how molecules collaborate to create body-sized phenomena.
The Alzheimer's disease research field has been beset by failed clinical trials and fraud. But researchers remain hopeful that a better understanding of the disease’s broader picture will lead to treatments.