Jansen is a neuroscientist with expertise in the areas of neural transplantation,
neural regeneration and plasticity, and neuroprotective drug therapies. She has employed
behavioral, neurochemical and molecular biological techniques in her research on ischemic
stroke. She teaches courses in Women, Health and Reproduction, Neuropharmacology and

EDUCATION: B.A., University of St. Thomas; Ph.D., University of Minnesota 

Jansen has been teaching at Macalester since 1996. 



Transplantation of fetal neocortex ameliorates sensorimotor and locomotor deficits following neonatal ischemic-hypoxic brain injury in rats (with Leah Solberg, Suzanne Underhill, Sarah Wilson, Constantino Cozzari, Boyd K. Hartman, Patricia L. Faris, and Walter C. Low), Experimental Neurology (1997)