MSc/PhD Program
Alejandro Restrepo Arango
First Name:
Alejandro

Last Name:
Restrepo Arango

Country:
Colombia

 



Alejandro Restrepo Arango

EDUCATION

College / University:
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

Highest Degree:
B.Sc. in Biology

Major Subjects:
Cell Biology, Neuroscience

Lab Experience:
Basic techniques in molecular and cellular biology

Projects / Research:
2014 – 2015: Evaluation of the effect of LXR agonist treatment on the vascular endothelium, neuroinflammation and lipid metabolism in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease

Scholarships:
2015 - 2016: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Currently, I am interested in the role of the blood brain barrier in pathologies such as Alzheimer’s disease. However, I find memory and the functioning of synapses fascinating; I want to understand how this comes together and makes us who we are.