Paola Arlotta, PhD

Paola Arlotta, PhD

Professor at Harvard University​

PhD, Portsmouth University, England

Postdoctoral Training, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital

Bio

Dr. Arlotta’s laboratory focuses on the investigation of mechanisms that control the development, regeneration and assembly of neurons in the cerebral cortex. Much of her work is aimed at identifying regenerative strategies for neurodegenerative and traumatic diseases of the corticospinal tract, including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and spinal cord injury.

Research Area

  • ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  • Neurobiology