Judith Tello Vega

Current Position:
Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Employer:
Pharmacology, University of Arizona

Research Summary

Understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in neurodegenerative diseases, utilizing multiple different model systems (mice, flies, and human patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells) and ultimately translating these findings into the development of therapeutics.

Advisor

Linda Restifo, M.D., Ph.D.

Dissertation Year

2018

Dissertation Title

The role of CASK in neuronal morphogenesis and brain size in Drosophila: a genetic model of human intellectual disability with microcephaly