Juan Nacher is an Associate Professor at the Cell Biology Department of the University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain, and the Director of the Master Program in Basic and Applied Neurosciences. He received his Ph.D. degree at the University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain, in the field of neurobiology. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA. His research group investigates the structural plasticity of the adult brain by analyzing this process at the level of synaptic reorganization, neurite and spine remodeling, and neuronal production/incorporation. He is particularly interested in how this structural plasticity is involved in stress-related psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia and major depression.
Biography Updated on 13 September 2014