Laurie Erb, PhD

Dr. Erb is an Associate Professor of Research in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Missouri, where she completed her doctoral studies. Dr. Erb’s laboratory explores how nucleotide receptors contribute to inflammatory responses after tissue damage or during disease progression. In addition to her BrightFocus award, Dr. Erb is a primary investigator or co-investigator on several National Institute of Health grants that focus on determining the therapeutic potential of nucleotide receptors in treating chronic inflammatory diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.