|Present||Director, Biological Imaging Facility, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine|
|Present||Professor Of Neuroscience, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Bio-Medical Sciences|
|Present||Program Director, Dual DO/PhD. Biomedical Science Specialty Concentrations in the School of Health Sciences, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Bio-Medical Sciences|
|Present||Researcher, Center for Chronic Diseases of Aging, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine|
Honors and Awards
- 2013 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award
- 2008 PCOM Teacher of the Year
- 2003 Kappa SIgma Phi Award for Osteopathic Education
Scholarly Articles (30)
Astrocytes Infected with Chlamydia Pneumoniae Demonstrate Altered Expression and Activity ...
BMC Neuroscience (2019)
BACKGROUND: Epidemiologic studies strongly suggest that the pathophysiology of late-onset Alzheimer disease (AD) versus early-onset AD has environmental rather than ...
Biomarkers of infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae in the geriatric population ...
Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 (2014)
Background: Previous studies from our laboratory of brain tissues obtained at autopsy have established an association of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with ...
Alzheimer’s disease-like changes in calcium associated gene expression and ...
Society for Neuroscience 2012 Annual Meeting (2012)
BACKGROUNDThe calcium hypothesis postulates that sustained disturbance of intracellular calcium are the leading cause of neurodegenerative disorders. Studies showing alteration ...
Increased AB 1-42 amyloid processing into oligomers in astrocytes and ...
Society for Neuroscience 2008 Annual Meeting (2008)
Previously, our laboratory identified Chlamydophila (Chlamydia) pneumoniae (Cpn) in autopsied sporadic AD brains. Our BALB/c mouse model has yielded infection-induced ...