Ronald L. Klein0000-0002-6547-6611
Ronald Klein, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Neuroscience at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. Klein is a specialist in gene transfer to the CNS and has been focusing on neuropathological proteins in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: microtubule-associated protein tau, alpha-synuclein, and TDP-43. Klein’s educational background is in neuropharmacology during his PhD at the University of Colorado and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Florida. Klein has utilized the adeno-associated virus vector for both focal and global gene delivery to the CNS, for the purposes of creating relevant mammalian models of neurodegenerative disease and for preclinical gene therapy.
Biography Updated on 7 March 2013