Women scientists and clinicians are creators and changemakers, expanding the boundaries of human knowledge. Here are their stories.

 

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New Faculty Spotlight: Sali Farhan

23 Feb 2021

Sali Farhan is an accomplished human genomicist who bridges the gap between the clinic and the lab.

On the hunt for white matter diseases

30 Sep 2020

While some neurological patients fit a typical disease profile, others are harder to define. Dr. Roberta La Piana is building a database of patients with genetic leukoencephalopathies.

Delivering spiritual care to the ALS clinic

6 Aug 2020

For Lana Kim McGeary, whatever comfort she provides is paid back with the inspiration she gets from those facing life’s toughest challenges.

New Faculty Spotlight: Maiya Geddes

11 Feb 2020

“As a clinician scientist, I deeply value the opportunity to impact the lives of patients, to work in a multidisciplinary environment and to train the next generation of experts.”

New faculty spotlight: Xiaoqian Chai

13 Jan 2020

"What excites me about The Neuro is the stimulating environment and its long tradition of excellence in brain research."

New faculty spotlight: Jo Anne Stratton

7 Jan 2020

“I first became interested in becoming a scientist during my undergraduate studies after seeing my father’s disease progress to a point where he was living in a wheelchair”

Passion for science leads Rhalena Thomas to The Neuro to find a cure for Parkinson's disease

20 Dec 2019

Dr. Rhalena Thomas is an HBHL Postdoctoral Fellow who uses computational biology to study genes implicated in Parkinson’s disease.

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