Alexandra Bey

Graduate Student
Phone: 919-613-5104
Email address: alexandra.bey@duke.edu
Mentor:
Yong-Hui Jiang
Program Start Year:
2010

Research interests

The precise brain regions involved in the core deficits of Autism Spectrum Disorders remain unclear and hinder therapeutic development. My project aims to elucidate the role of one particular brain region, the striatum, in certain autistic behaviors in a rodent model of SHANK3-deficient autism.