Current Status: GRAD
Graduate Department: Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis
Other Degrees: B.A. in International Studies and Biology, Baylor University;
Advisor(s): Malu Tansey, PhD;
Hometown: Fairfax, VA
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The Role of the Peripheral Immune System in Parkinson's Disease
- Understanding the role of the newly identified PARK18 single nucleotide polymorphism in controlling the expression of major compatibility complex II proteins and modulation of Parkinson's disease pathogenesis.
- Determining the role of Regulator of G-protein Signaling 10 in control of leukocyte migration to sites of inflammation, especially the central nervous system.