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Andrew Boal, Ph.D.

David Calkins Lab, M4

Graduate Program: Neuroscience

Dissertation: Retinal Ganglion Cell Excitability and Adaptations to Ionic Stress in Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy

Hometown: Wildwood, MO

Undergraduate Institution: Vanderbilt University

Research Interests: I’m interested in studying the neurologic basis of vision and diseases that affect the visual system. In the Calkins Lab I am studying the role of astrocytes in glaucoma and neurodegeneration.

MSTP Leadership: Wellness Committee