Merina T Varghese

Merina T Varghese, PhD

About Me

Dr. Varghese is an Assistant Professor in the Nash Family Department of Neuroscience and a member of the Hof laboratory. She is a Ph.D. from Jadavpur University, India and completed her first postdoctoral training in the Department of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She joined the Dickstein and Hof laboratories in Neuroscience as a postdoctoral fellow in 2014 and served as Instructor of Neuroscience starting in 2016. Her research aims to understand the pathological and morphological changes in cells of the brain in aging and in neuropsychiatric diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome and epilepsy.

Research Topics

Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Autism, Brain, Cell Biology, Epilepsy, Morphometrics, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Prefrontal Cortex, Synapses

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Neuroscience [NEU]