Kim Green, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurobiology and Behavior
Office 3208 Biological Sciences III
Phone: (949) 824-3859
Dr. Green’s research focuses on microglia function in healthy and diseased brains using murine models of Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s diseases. Since demonstrating an essential role for CSF-1 in microglial survival, he can rapidly deplete these cells and examine re-population of these cells in the brain over time. Dr. Green has mentored 8 graduate students, and as vice-chair of the Dept of Neurobiology and Behavior, he is responsible for the teaching mission of the department.
IFI Research Focus Area(s): Neurodegenerative Disease and Microglia Biologyrole of microglia in the brain