Jason Shepherd - Principal Investigator

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Phone: (801) 587-7854
Email: jason.shepherd@neuro.utah.edu

Short Biography

Dr. Shepherd is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine, with adjunct positions in the departments of Biochemistry and Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences. He joined the U in 2013 after obtaining postdoctoral training at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Shepherd’s research has garnered recognition worldwide; he is the recipient of the 2010 Gruber International Research Award in Neuroscience from the Society of Neuroscience and the International Society for Neurochemistry Young Investigator Award. He was also a recipient of a K99/R00 pathway to independence award and was recently selected to be a Kavli Fellow by the National Academy of Sciences. Born in South Africa and raised in New Zealand, Dr. Shepherd enjoys the outdoors and Utah’s natural beauty… learn more »

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