Jean-Jacques R. Soghomonian

Boston University, USA

Jean-Jacques R. Soghomonian received a doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Aix-Marseille in France, in 1983, and a Ph.D. degree in neurological sciences from the University of Montreal, in 1988. He completed, in 1992, his postdoctoral training at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania. From 1992 to 1998, Soghomonian was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physiology and Anatomy at Laval University in Canada and a Research Scholar at the Quebec FRSQ. Currently, Soghomonian is an Associate Professor at the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine, which he joined in 1998. Soghomonian maintains an active research program focused on the functional anatomy of the basal ganglia. He is particularly interested in the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease and l-DOPA-induced dyskinesias and the mechanisms involved in the interaction between dopamine and GABAergic neurons. Soghomonian is a Former and Current Member of the Society for Neuroscience and the International Basal Ganglia Society (IBAGS).

Biography Updated on 3 January 2010

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