Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Emerging Drugs 2380-9477

Marina Guizzetti

Marina Guizzetti, PhD
Department of Psychiatry
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

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Marina Guizzetti, PhD is an Associate Professor in Department of Psychiatry of University of Illinois at Chicago as a neurologist. Dr. Guizzetti is a recognized expert on basic research in alcohol neurotoxicity. She has been involved in the investigation of mechanisms mediating the neurodevelopmental effects of alcohol since 1994 through her work at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Research Interest

Dr. Guizzetti’s main research interest is the identification of novel mechanisms of glia-neuron interactions involved in brain development and neuronal plasticity.  Her emphasis is on mechanisms affected by ethanol and implicated in learning and behavioral abnormalities associated with in utero alcohol exposure, as seen in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), as well as in cognitive impairments observed in individuals who abuse alcohol.


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