Shawn Barton, M.D., Ph.D.
Wellington Pham Lab, M4
Residency: Neurology at Emory University
Hometown: Frederick, MD
Undergraduate Institution: University of Maryland – Baltimore County
Graduate Program: Neuroscience
Research Interests: My thesis work was focused on developing methods to improve delivery of diagnostic and therapeutic agents to the brain for improved efficacy in neurodegenerative disease. I also investigated retinal amyloid pathology as a potential biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease.
Dissertation: Innovations in Delivery of Theranostic Agents Across Biological Barriers for Applications in Alzheimer’s Disease
MSTP Leadership: Student Advisory Committee, College Advisory Board, Leadership Workshop I