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Sigurdsson Lab

We study the pathogenesis, treatment and diagnosis of age-related degenerative diseases.

Research in the Sigurdsson Laboratory focuses on pathogenesis, treatment and diagnosis of age-related degenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and, more recently, Parkinson's disease and related synucleinopathies. In these protein conformational disorders, a normal protein is converted to a pathological form with high beta-sheet content. The scientific theme of the laboratory involves clarifying this pathological process, its consequences at the molecular- and functional levels, and how best to diagnose and prevent it.


Recent Ph.D. graduates with expertise in protein conformational disorders and/or immunology are encouraged to contact us to inquire about postdoctoral opportunities.

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Einar M. Sigurdsson
Principal Investigator
Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Physiology and Psychiatry

NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Science Building
435 East 30th Street
11th Floor, Room 1115
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-3913