Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology
Q: Favorite fun-fact about the brain?
A: Exercise is probably the most important thing you can do for your brain.
Q: Favorite book about the Brain?
A: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks.
Q: What is exciting in your work right now?
A: I’m really excited about a lot of our research including the benefits of stress to counteract the negative impact of stress on memory, a prophylactic treatment for PTSD, and novel studies on the effect of drugs of abuse on causing addiction problems, including marijuana and opiates.
Q: When I am not teaching awesome Neuroscience Classes I like to…
A: Golf or ski.
Q: Describe Neuroscience in one word…
Q: The coolest thing my lab has done is. . .
A: Have our research highlighted nationally including in The New York Times and USA Today.