Marian M. DiFiglia, MD, PhD, is Principal Investigator the Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory at Mass General Hospital.
- MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND)
- Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Coalition for the Cure
Research Investigator Profile
Marian M. DiFiglia, MD, PhD
- Professor of Neurology,
Harvard Medical School
Marian DiFiglia leads a multidisciplinary research team investigating the role of the HD mutation in the molecular and cellular events leading to neurodegeneration. Her research efforts use engineered neuronal cell lines, transgenic animals and the HD postmortem brain for studying the pathogenesis and potential treatments for HD.
To learn more, visit Dr. Difiglia's Cellular Neurobiology Lab.
|Research interests||Neuropathology of human Huntington’s disease|
|Research techniques||Molecular and cellular biology, transgenics|
|Diseases studied||Huntington’s disease|
|NCBI PubMed link|
|Lab mailing address||MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease
114 16th Street
Charlestown, MA 02129