Dr Rachel Brown

September 21, 2015

Dr Rachel Brown received her BA in Biology from Williams College, and her PhD in Neuroscience from Georgetown University, where her dissertation focused on enzymatic and non-enzymatic neurosteroid synthesis in human brain during oxidative stress. As a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Arizona and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, her research interests focused on the integrity and function of the blood-brain barrier in health and disease. Dr Brown has published over 30 papers in a number of high ranked journals, and has served as a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Physiology, Brain Research, Life Science, Peptides, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, and Journal of Neuroendocrinology. She has a wide range of expertise in cell and molecular biology, drug delivery and pharmaceutics, and in vitro models.