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  • Parminder J.S. Vig, PhD


    Professor of Neurology and Biochemistry
    Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences
    Phone: (601) 984-5513
    Fax: (601) 984-6626
    E-mail: pvig@umc.edu

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    Areas of interest

    • Neurodegenerative disorders


    • Undergraduate school
      Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
    • Graduate school
      Punjab University and Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    • Postdoctoral training
      University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

    Research interests

    • Assessing the role of calcium signaling and trophic molecules in the pathogenesis of dominant cerebellar ataxias and other neurodegenerative diseases using cell culture systems and genetically modified animal models.
    • Drug or therapeutic peptide delivery to the brain using innovative delivery systems.
    • Understanding the mechanisms of West Nile virus induced neuropathy in cell culture models.