Bahri Karacay, Ph.D.

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Research Associate Professor
Campus phone: 
316-335-6646
Campus address: 
216 Medical Research Center
Primary department: 
Pediatrics
Secondary department(s): 
Neurology
Interdisciplinary program(s): 
Human Toxicology
Research description: 

Dr. Karacay's research interests include the abnormalities of developing nervous system caused by two neuroteratogenic agents; alcohol, (fetal alcohol syndrome) and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (congenital LCMV infection), and the development of gene therapy for neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer of the nervous system and Alexander Disease, a disease of cerebral white matter that affects children.