Susan Greimel

M.S. 2014


Thesis Title:

Soluble alpha-synuclein oligomers are associated with reduced synapsin expression and enhanced cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease

Current Position:

Now FIT-AD Project Manager, University of Minnesota

Undergraduate Institution and Major/Degree:

University of Minnesota, B. S., Electrical Engineering, 1982

Major Advisor(s):

Sylvain Lesne, Ph.D.

Lab Rotations:

  • Michael Lee
  • Walter Low
  • Sylvain Lesne
  • Cheryl Olman

Conferences Attended:

  • Meeting of the Minds 2010, 2011, 2012

Selected Publications and Presentations:


  • Larson ME, Sherman MA, Greimel S, Kuskowski M, Schneider JA, Bennett DA, Lesné SE, 2012, “Soluble α-Synuclein Is a Novel Modulator of Alzheimer's Disease Pathophysiology”, J Neurosci., 32(30):10253-66

Home Town:

  • Richfield, MN
Susan Greimel