Ilknur Ay, MD, PhD

Professional Information

Experience: 

Assistant Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Neuroscience, Massachusetts General Hospital

Education: 

MD Medicine, Hacettepe University,Turkey,
PhD Pharmacology, Hacettepe University,Turkey,

Position: 
Martinos Faculty

Contact

Mailing Address

Building 149, Room 2301
13th Street
Charlestown, MA 02129 USA

General Contact Information

Phone: 
617-724-1145
Location: 
CNY149-2303

Biosketch

My major research interest is to characterize endogenous protective mechanisms of the brain (i.e., neurogenic neuroprotection) and utilize these as a therapeutic modality in stroke. Currently, I am working on electrical and chemical stimulation of the parasympathetic system in rodent models of cerebral ischemia.