Chang Li, M.Sc.

PhD Student

Chang completed her bachelor degree in pharmacology from Zhe Jiang University in China. After graduation in 2015, she enrolled in a master program of biomedicine from Uppsala University in Sweden with her master thesis focusing on recording and comparing GABAergic currents and passive electrophysiological properties from both mature and immature granule cells in the mouse hippocampus.
She started her PhD in 2018 at Basal Ganglia Pathophysiology Laboratory. She combines patch clamp, pharmacological modeling of Parkinson’s Disease (PD), Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry to study the plasticity of synaptic spines and dendritic arbors of Medium Spiny Neurons (MSNs) in the parkinsonian and dyskinesia status in rodent models of PD.