Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
Dr. Trushina has completed her PhD at the age of 29 years from Saratov State University, Russia and postdoctoral studies from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA. She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Pharmacology at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA. Dr. Trushina scientific interests include the investigation of early molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration, the role of mitochondria in particular. Translational aspect of her work includes the development of blood-based metabolic biomarkers and mitochondria-targeted small molecule therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Trushina is a recipient of the NIH, BrightFocus, GHR, ADDF, and Mayo Clinic Research Awards.