Brittany Dugger

Position Title
Associate Professor,Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Co-Leader UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Neuropathology Core
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Brittany Dugger, Ph.D. is overwhelmingly excited and honored to contribute fundamental knowledge to aid in creating better biomarkers and models of human diseases for all individuals.

She earned her B.S. from Michigan State University, received her Ph.D. from Mayo Clinic Graduate School. She did a postdoctoral fellowship and was an independent staff scientist at Banner Sun Health Research Institute, aiding in their autopsy program. She then joined the Institute of Neurodegenerative Diseases at UCSF serving as the neuropathology core leader for academic and drug discovery groups; she is currently an associate professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, Davis, running her own laboratory and co-leading the UC Davis-ADRC neuropathology core. Throughout her career she has led, enabled and enhanced many cross disciplinary projects, resulting in more than 75 peer-reviewed manuscripts and numerous private, state and federally funded grants.


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