The Wheatley Institution

Caitlin Munger

Student Scholar 2012

Caitlin MungerCaitlin Munger is from a small rural town in Oregon called Warren and is the oldest of 4 children. Currently, She is a senior at Brigham Young University studying neuroscience and has been fortunate to do research in Dr. Kauwe's lab on BYU campus. They study the genetic risk factors of Alzheimer's disease. Caitlin, along with several of her co-workers have published two papers on this topic and presented at multiple conferences, the most well-known of which is the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference, held this last summer in Boston. After graduation, she intends to receive the education and training to become a Physician's Assistant.

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