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