Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Neurosurgery


Expertise/Certifications: Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology, Public Health (MPH)
Office number: 444-5152
(Lab Customer Service:   401-793-4242)

I am a physician scientist who directs basic and translational research in the laboratory. I also perform clinical service work in Neuropathology. This activity includes teaching residents and students. My research efforts are mainly focused on understanding the role of insulin and insulin-like growth factor resistance in relation to neurodegeneration caused by Alzheimer's disease and chronic alcohol abuse.

Prior academic appointments:
Fellow in Neurology, Johns Hopkins University
Fellow in Pathology, Harvard University
Assistant Professor, Harvard University
Associate Professor, Harvard University

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