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Research Faculty

Contact Info


3671 MSC
1300 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706-1532

Cara Westmark, Ph.D

Assistant Professor


Doctorate: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, Biochemistry
Postdoctoral: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience

Research Interests

My research interests lie in the area of synaptic function as related to the over-expression of amyloid beta protein precursor (APP) and amyloid beta (Aβ) in Alzheimer’s disease, Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome (FXS) and autism.

Cara Westmark's Lab