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Bhavaani Jayaram, Ph.D.

Blood Brain Barrier II

PhD, 2011, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

Kastin, Abba

Current Research:
Leptin signaling at blood brain barrier

Other Research Interests:
To understand the role of leptin signaling in astrocytes and endothelia of the blood brain barrier in various disease models.