Stacy Grunke, PhD

Stacy Grunke, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine. She studied biochemistry and chemistry at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., before completing her doctoral studies in neuroscience at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Grunke’s thesis focused on generating a new model of primary brain tumors for the study of tumor invasion and progression. As a postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Grunke’s work has focused on understanding the dysfunction of the neuronal network in early stage neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.