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Tufts University School of Medicine

Siobhan Cashman

Research Assistant Professor of Developmental, Molecular & Cellular Biology
Department: Developmental Molecular and Chemical Biology

Siobhan Cashman

Research Assistant Professor of Developmental, Molecular & Cellular Biology
Department: Developmental Molecular and Chemical Biology

Phone 617-636-3541
Office: South Cove 709
Campus: Boston

Education

  • BSc, Genetics, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland 
  • PhD, Genetics, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland 

Research synopsis

Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a complex disease and as yet there are few models available for the development of novel therapies for this disease. Hence, I am developing novel models of age related macular degeneration through over-expression of complement activators such as C3 or complement inhibitors such as Factor H.