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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

Hobbies/Interests: Trail/Ultrarunning