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Mechanisms of Neurotoxicity

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    Dr T Guilarte
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About This PhD Project

Project Description

The Guilarte laboratory is interested in understanding the impact of exposure to environmental toxins on brain function and behavior. We are also interested in brain inflammation and have validated a biomarker that can be used in preclinical and clinical studies. We are currently performing studies to understand the function of this biomarker in glial cells. Our studies involved experimental approaches ranging from behavior to molecular including primary culture of brain cells and neuroimaging methods. We are looking for an outstanding doctoral student to join our doctoral program, with a background in neurotoxicology and/or neuroscience and that are interested in studying the role of environmental factors on neurodegenerative and mental disease. This work is performed in collaboration with colleagues at Harvard, Johns Hopkins University, Thomas Jefferson University, and New York Medical College. The work is funded by grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

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