Dr. Amanda Myers (amyers@med.miami.edu) has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and the Division of Neuroscience at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami since November of 2006. She obtained a co-appointment at the Johnnie B. Byrd Sr. Institute in 2007. Dr Myers received her PhD in neuroscience at Washington University in St. Louis. Her postdoctoral work was performed in the Laboratory of Neurogenetics at the National Institute on Aging, NIH. She received a Resident Research Associateship from the National Academy of Sciences for her postdoctoral studies and was nominated for the Distinguished Mentor Award while at NIH. She was a finalist for the O’Leary Prize for Outstanding Research in Neuroscience and received a John Merlie Fellowship as well as the ADRC Director’s Education Award while at Washington University. Dr. Myers’ work focuses on the genetic causes of neurological disease, with a particular emphasis on late onset Alzheimer’s Disease.mailto:amyers@med.miami.eduhttp://www.byrdinstitute.org/shapeimage_1_link_0shapeimage_1_link_1
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