Juliana Acosta Uribe


Juliana Acoste Uribe
Visitng Scholar

Juliana is a PhD student at UCSB in the Ken Kosik lab. After obtaining her MD from University of Antioquia (Colombia) in 2013, Juliana worked as a physician and clinical researcher in the Neuroscience Group of Antioquia and as a subinvestigator in NCT01998841 clinical trial. Her research focused on the genomics of early onset dementa in a Paisa population during her collaboration with the Yokoyama lab. Juliana is interested in the genetics of neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia.