Title: Research associate, Center for Memory & Aging
Joined the Institute: 2006
Education and training: PhD, physiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; MS, University of Minnesota.
Overview/research interests: Development of intranasal drug-delivery technologies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
Current research activities and funding:
- Efficacy and biochemical mechanisms of treatment with intranasal deferoxamine and insulin in models of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
- Mechanisms of delivery from the nasal cavity to the brain