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Ivette Sandoval, PhD

Ivette Sandoval, PhD

Associate Professor, Neurobiology

Ivette Sandoval, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Sandoval’s expertise includes the application of gene therapy and gene editing techniques to the nervous system. She is a member of the American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy, The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair, and the Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Sandoval earned her doctorate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Translational Science and Molecular Medicine Department at Michigan State University in East Lansing.

Dr. Sandoval’s research interests include the use of gene editing tools and viral vectors to better understand and potentially treat neurodegenerative diseases. She also studies the etiology of Parkinson’s disease—specifically how aging and the alpha-synuclein protein affect epigenetic mechanisms of midbrain dopamine neurons.

Ivette Sandoval, PhD

Ivette Sandoval, PhD

Associate Professor, Neurobiology

Ivette Sandoval, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Sandoval’s expertise includes the application of gene therapy and gene editing techniques to the nervous system. She is a member of the American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy, The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair, and the Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Sandoval earned her doctorate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Translational Science and Molecular Medicine Department at Michigan State University in East Lansing.

Dr. Sandoval’s research interests include the use of gene editing tools and viral vectors to better understand and potentially treat neurodegenerative diseases. She also studies the etiology of Parkinson’s disease—specifically how aging and the alpha-synuclein protein affect epigenetic mechanisms of midbrain dopamine neurons.

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