Stephan N. Witt, Ph.D

Stephan N. Witt, Ph.D

Professor

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Adjunct, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, & Neuroscience

Delineating the mechanism of toxicity of the human Parkinson’s disease-associated protein α-synuclein.
  • α-Synuclein and Parkinson’s disease 
  • α -Synuclein and cell signaling
  • α -Synuclein and lipid metabolism
  • Misfolded proteins and human disease 
  • Molecular chaperones 
  • The role of iron in Parkinson’s disease

switt1@lsuhsc.edu