Thomas Schwarz, PhD

Thomas Schwarz, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Senior Associate in Medicine, Children’s Hospital Boston
Core Director, Histology Component

Department: Neurology
Address: Children's Hospital Boston
300 Longwood Ave
CLS 12130
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-919-2219
Email: Thomas.Schwarz@childrens.harvard.edu
URL: Thomas Schwarz, PhD's Web Site

Biography

Research:
• Molecular Neuroscience
• Synapse Development and Function, Ion Channels and Plasticity

Overview: Dr. Schwarz is studying the mechanism of secretion of neurotransmitter at the synapse; membrane trafficking in non-neuronal cells; axonal transport, particularly of mitochondria; and the function of K+ channels in their cellular milieu.

Research Projects:

5RO1_GM069808-07 - Milton and the Transport of Mitochondria
5RO1_NS41062-12 - Genetics of New Synaptic Components and Their Functions