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Yuko Hara, PhD

    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • Language
    • English


I obtained my Ph.D. in Neurology and Neuroscience at the Weill Cornell Graduate School, NY, NY. As a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. John Morrison's laboratory, I examined the synaptic and molecular signatures of aging and recognition memory decline in the hippocampus of cognitively-assessed animals.

Research Topics

Aging, Cognitive Neuroscience, Glutamate (NMDA & AMPA) Receptors, Hippocampus, Memory, Mitochondria, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Prefrontal Cortex, Synapses


BS, Cornell University
PhD, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences