Biomedical sciences, BS, 2016, Auburn university
masters STUDENT, 2016, DEPARTMENT OF DRUG DISCOVERY, HARRISON SCHOOL OF PHARMACY, AUBURN UNIVERSITY
First Year Student, Aging and Alzheimer's Lab
Ryan T. Heslin
Research Interests: How peripheral viral infections can increase the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, with a focus on alterations in glutamatergic signaling. Ryan is interested in how the cerebral inflammatory response to a viral challenge may be involved in neurodegeneration, and identifying potential therapeutic targets involved in this response.
Extracurricular Activities: Ryan loves being outdoors, spending time backpacking and hiking. He enjoys all sports, and played on the Men’s Lacrosse team while an undergraduate at Auburn. Ryan especially loves playing golf.