Ian Kimbrough, Ph.D.
Instructor, School of Neuroscience, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Dr. Ian Kimbrough works in the laboratory of Dr. Harald Sontheimer studying the role of neuroglia in brain function and disease. Dr. Kimbrough specializes in the utilization of laser scanning microscopy to study in vivo and ex vivo cellular mechanisms that contribute to neuropathology.
Education and Training
- University of Alabama: BS, Molecular Biology
- University of Alabama at Birmingham: PhD, Neurobiology
- Kimbrough IF*, Robel S*, Roberson E, Sontheimer H. (2015). Vascular amyloidosis impairs the gliovascular unit in the hAPPJ20 mouse model of Alzheimer disease. BRAIN.
- Watkins S, Robel S, Kimbrough IK, Robert SM, Ellis-Davies G, Sontheimer H. (2014). Disruption of astrocyte-vascular coupling and the blood-brain barrier by invading glioma cells. Nature Communications 5.