Lana Heslop is a 2023-2027 Self Graduate Fellow pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in December 2021 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Medical Laboratory Sciences and a minor in Psychology. Her graduate research centers around Intraepidermal Nerve Fiber loss seen in Peripheral Neuropathy, and how to regenerate these fibers as a therapeutic mechanism. She plans to utilize her research to develop affordable and accessible treatments for patients globally.
Mentor: Doug E. Wright, Ph.D., Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine