ESP Biography

AUDREY EFFENBERGER, MIT neuroscience PhD student.

Major: Brain & Cognitive Sciences

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a Course 9 PhD student. I study neuroglia, brain metabolism, and neurological diseases.

Past Classes

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S13737: The Biological Basis of Neurological Disorders in HSSP Spring 2020 (Feb. 29, 2020)
Neurological disorders are one of the greatest threats to public health, affecting as many as one billion people worldwide. In this course, we will learn about how biological and neural abnormalities contribute to different neurological disorders, such as autism, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease, and many more. Just as importantly, we will learn about treatments for these disorders, with a focus on both current and future therapies.