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
URL: Thomas Schwarz, PhD's Web Site


• 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:

R01 GM069808 - Milton and the Transport of Mitochondria
Mathers Foundation 040112 - Understanding the How and Why of Mitochondrial Movement
R01 NS04106 - Genetics of New Synaptic Components and Their Functions