Bahri Karacay, Ph.D.
Primary department: Pediatrics
Secondary department: 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.