Sissel Ida Schmidt

PhD Student

Research focus:

  • Modelling Parkinson’s disease using induced pluripotent stem cells, identification of new potential disease modifying targets and drug screening for intervention of these.

  • Development of improved dopaminergic differentiation protocols and studying the role of microglia during midbrain development.

 

Current PhD project:

Investigating if statins through RhoA inhibition can be used as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease.

Experience:

08/2019-present: PhD student at the MeyerLab, Department of Neurobiology Research, Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Southern Denmark.

 

02/2017-07/2019: Research Assistant in the MeyerLab, Department of Neurobiology Research, Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Southern Denmark.

 

Education:

02/2017: Master of Science in Biomedicine, University of Southern Denmark.

 

09/2014: Bachelor in Biomedicine, University of Southern Denmark.

University of Southern Denmark

Institute of Molecular Medicine

Department of Neurobiology Research

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