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Dr. Holly Hunsberger

Assistant Professor

Rosalind Franklin University

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Holly is an Assistant Professor at Rosalind Franklin University/ The Chicago Medical School. She received her PhD from West Virginia University in Dr. Miranda Reed’s laboratory. There, she studied glutamate’s role in Alzheimer’s disease pathology using novel microelectrode array technology. She did a postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University in Dr. Christine Denny’s laboratory, where she recently received a K99/R00 to study the sex-specific impact of anxiety on Alzheimer’s disease progression. Holly also had a fellowship with the Columbia Technology Ventures office where she worked on early stage technology assessments, writing marketing abstracts, and preparing marketing campaigns. More recently, she was awarded SfN’s trainee development award and was one of the top 15 candidates in the new SfN leadership development program.

Area of Research Expertise
Sex differences; Anxiety; Alzheimer’s disease