Alex G Bassuk M.D., Ph.D.

Alex G Bassuk M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
319-356-7726
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Lab phone: 
319-335-9686
Research Focus: 

Dr. Alex Bassuk is a Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, the Division Director of Child Neurology, and holds the Stead Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurology. Dr. Bassuk is a member of the University of Iowa Graduate Programs in Genetics, Neuroscience, and Molecular Medicine, the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Bassuk also serves as the Recruiter for the University of Iowa Child Health Research Career Development Award. Dr. Bassuk's laboratory is focused on understanding human disease and developing new therapies and cures. Dr. Bassuk's laboratory has ongoing projects pursuing epilepsy drug discovery, traumatic brain injury treatments, eye inflammation (uveitis) genetics and therapy, and the role of inflammation in human disease.

 

Research Mode: 
Experimental
Research Paradigm(s): 
Cellular Signalling Pathways
Genetic Association Studies
Mutation
Sequencing and Variant Detection
Applications: 
Development and Dysmorphology
Nervous System
Organisms: 
Human
Rodent (mouse/rat)
College: 
Carver College of Medicine

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