Headshot of Michael J. Rigby

Undergraduate education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign- BS (2014)

Years in MSTP

2014-

PhD Program

Neuroscience

Mentor

Luigi Puglielli, MD, PhD

Research interest

Aberrant protein acetylation along the early secretory pathway and its role in neurodegeneration and pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease.

Undergraduate and/or masters publications

Jun H, Mohammed Qasim Hussaini S, Rigby MJ, Jang MH. Functional role of adult hippocampal neurogenesis as a therapeutic strategy for mental disorders. Neural Plast. 2012;2012:854285. Epub 2012 Dec 31. Review. PMID: 23346419; PMCID: PMC3549353.

PhD publications

Rigby MJ. Ethical Dimensions of Using Artificial Intelligence in Health Care. AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(2):E121-124. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.121.

Rigby MJ, Gomez TM, Puglielli L. Glial Cell-Axonal Growth Cone Interactions in Neurodevelopment and Regeneration. Front Neurosci. 2020 Mar 10;14:203. . eCollection 2020. Review. PMID: 32210757; PMCID: PMC7076157.