New Post-doctoral fellow in team 1

Event date: 
Friday, 19 November, 2021

Neural Plasticity and Degeneration team has recently welcomed Shweta SONAWANE.

Shweta is from Mumbai (India) she did her Ph.D. at the Biochemical sciences division of CSIR - National Chemical Laboratory in Pune (India).

Her doctoral research was largely focused on Tau pathology in Alzheimer’s disease studying in particular the effect of glycated and phosphorylated Tau on cytoskeleton integrity as well as aggregation propensity in order to find small molecules that could attenuate Tau aggregation and prevent its glycation.

She will be working as a postdoctoral fellow in team 1 for 3 years, focusing her research on the validation of MT5-MMP as a possible therapeutic target in Alzheimer's disease.