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Block Health Science Building
Mail Stop # 1007
3000 Arlington Avenue
Toledo, Ohio 43614-2598
Although my primary interest has been in clinical medicine, I developed a fascination
for basic science during my junior of college when I started working a few hours per
week in a biochemistry lab. I soon found that this time commitment was insufficient
to conduct scientific experiments and progressively became more involved in my project,
which culminated in a senior honors thesis. My scientific and clinical interests are
diverse, but my current focus is in neuropharmacology, specifically the mechanisms
of benzodiazepine-induced modulation of calcium channels.
I enjoy listening to music, hanging out with friends and playing sports. My future
goals are to have a successful career in academia researching neuroscience. Oh, and
to win the nobel prize.
I received my B.S. Biology and B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Toledo in 2008. I am currently pursing a combined MD/PhD degree. In the upcoming years I will be working to better understand the effects of substituted amphetamines, and working to develop skills that will make me an effective clinician and researcher.
I received my B.A. from Queens University of Charlotte in 2010 in Psychology and Biology. I also played lacrosse all four years while at Queens. I love music and if I could only listen to one song for the rest of my life it would be something by Springsteen. I am interested in all things neuroscience, but more specifically how drugs and neurological movement disorders affect the brain.