The Confocal Team
Jane RylettConfocal Co-Director
Research Interests / Specializations: Regulation of cholinergic neurons, and how neurochemical communication may be altered in aging and disease.
Teaching: Professor; Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Stephen PasternakConfocal Co-Director
Research Interests / Specializations: Characterizing the trafficking of the Amyloid Precursor Protein and it’s interactions with the enzymes which generation of beta amyloid.
Teaching: Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences
Marco PradoConfocal Co-Director
Research Interests / Specializations: Discover wats to manipulate chemical communication to provide novel pharmacological targets to treat transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, or prion diseases, such as "mad cow disease."
Teaching: Professor; Department of Physiology and Pharmacology