Pharmacology Graduate Student

Elizabeth Fernandez received her B.S in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science and Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Arizona where she worked with Dr. Theodore Trouard and helped develop methodology to up the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) using microbubbles and focused ultrasound. In the following year she worked with Dr. William Banks studying the effects of inflammation on the BBB. For her thesis project she is working with Dr. David Nathanson, investigating the molecular signaling pathways that control cell death in malignant glioma. This work aims to better understand and exploit the refractory nature of these universally lethal tumors.

Associated Faculty

David Nathanson, Ph.D.Lab website