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Sylvia Perez, PhD

Sylvia Perez, PhD

Associate Professor, Neurobiology

Sylvia Perez, PhD, is a associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Perez’s expertise includes comparative neuroanatomy, with a focus on the biochemistry and connectivity of the cholinergic basal forebrain systems as well as on β-amyloid and tau pathology in Alzheimer’s disease, Down syndrome, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. She is a member of the Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Perez received her PhD in neuroanatomy from the University of Santiago de Compostela. She completed postdoctoral fellowships in neuroanatomy at the University of A Coruña and at the Consellería de Educación e Ciencias da Xunta de Galicia and in neurobiology at Rush University Medical Center.

Dr. Perez’s research interests include the neurobiology of the prodromal stage of Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment. She also studies the role of tau in Down syndrome and dementia and the role of alpha-synuclein in the neurodegeneration of the cholinergic basal forebrain in Parkinson’s disease.

Sylvia Perez, PhD

Sylvia Perez, PhD

Associate Professor, Neurobiology

Sylvia Perez, PhD, is a associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Perez’s expertise includes comparative neuroanatomy, with a focus on the biochemistry and connectivity of the cholinergic basal forebrain systems as well as on β-amyloid and tau pathology in Alzheimer’s disease, Down syndrome, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. She is a member of the Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Perez received her PhD in neuroanatomy from the University of Santiago de Compostela. She completed postdoctoral fellowships in neuroanatomy at the University of A Coruña and at the Consellería de Educación e Ciencias da Xunta de Galicia and in neurobiology at Rush University Medical Center.

Dr. Perez’s research interests include the neurobiology of the prodromal stage of Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment. She also studies the role of tau in Down syndrome and dementia and the role of alpha-synuclein in the neurodegeneration of the cholinergic basal forebrain in Parkinson’s disease.

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