Neuroscience Doctoral Program

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Andy Weyer

Started program in 2010

aweyer@mcw.edu
 

First year rotations:

Cherly Stucky, PhD Lab

Bonnie Dittel, PhD Lab

Vivian Lee, PhD Lab
 

Mentor Selected: Cheryl Stucky, PhD Lab
Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy
 

"My research in the Stucky lab centers around mechanotransduction – basically, how our cells are able to sense tactile stimuli. This is especially important for patients with chronic pain syndromes because these conditions are often associated with a hypersensitivity to touch. By learning how mechanotransduction works, we hope to better treat situations where the processing of mechanical stimuli has become pathological."


 

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