Alexander Bassuk, M.D., Ph.D.

Alexander  Bassuk, M.D, Ph.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
Research focus: 

The genetics of human neural tube defects,  The genetics of human epilepsy.

Office

319-356-7726
FAX: 
319-356-4855
2505 JCP

Lab

319-384-4648

    Dr. Alex Bassuk is a Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, the Division Director of Child Neurology, and holds the Stead Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurology. Dr. Bassuk is a member of the University of Iowa Graduate Programs in Genetics, Neuroscience, and Molecular Medicine, the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Bassuk also serves as the Recruiter for the University of Iowa Child Health Research Career Development Award. Dr. Bassuk's laboratory is focused on understanding human disease and developing new therapies and cures. Dr. Bassuk's laboratory has ongoing projects pursuing epilepsy drug discovery, traumatic brain injury treatments, eye inflammation (uveitis) genetics and therapy, and the role of inflammation in human disease.

 

Research mode: 
Clinical

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