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BSC Counselor - Roberta Brinton, Ph.D.

Roberta Brinton is Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Southern California Pharmaceutical Sciences Center with a joint appointment in the Department of Biology, Neurobiology Division. She received her Ph.D. in Psychobiology and Neuropharmacology from the University of Arizona and completed her postdoctoral training in Neuroendocrinology at Rockefeller University. Her research is focused on the elucidation of fundamental cellular mechanisms of cognitive function and the application of those principles to discovery and design of therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.