Thu Huynh, PhD


Thu Huynh received her Ph.D. in Neural Science from New York University, and subsequently completed an NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine. While she was a postdoctoral fellow, she taught behavioral pharmacology at Hunter College as an adjunct assistant professor. She is currently an assistant professor at Midwestern University in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics where she is involved with team-taught courses delivered to medical students and other graduate healthcare students on topics such as metabolism, genetic risk assessments, and brain biochemistry. Her research focus is on how stress affects learning and memory with a special interest in glucose metabolism in the brain. Her previously published work can be found in high-profile journals such as Nature and Science.

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