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Research Areas

  • Environmental neurotoxicant exposures and their links to Neurodegenerative Disorders 
  • Prion Diseases  (emphasis on Mad Cow disease) 
  • Characterize neurotoxins of parasitic worms for application as parasiticides 
  • Pathogenesis and mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases, stroke, retinal degeneration, and storage diseases 
  • Applications and toxicology of nanoparticles in nervous system 
  • Development of neuroprotective strategies and neuroscience technologies