Rachel Bennett, PhD

Rachel Bennett, Ph.D., completed her bachelor's degree in Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology at Arizona State University in 2007.  She then went on to perform her graduate studies in Neurosciences at Washington University of St. Louis under the mentorship of Dr. David Brody. For her thesis, she examined interactions between the immune system and neuronal damage in traumatic brain injury.  In 2014, she joined the Alzheimer's research laboratory of Dr. Bradley Hyman at Massachusetts General Hospital where she continues to pursue long-standing interests in mechanisms of neurodegeneration and in vivo imaging methods as a post-doctoral fellow.