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Dr. Afia Sultana

Dr. Afia Sultana

Scientific Review Officer


Division of Neuroscience, Development and Aging DNDA
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience MDCN
Study Section:
Special Emphasis Panel MDCN-SEP

Dr. Afia Sultana earned her Ph.D. in molecular genetics from L. V. Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India. She pursued her postdoctoral training and served as a senior research fellow in the laboratory of Retinal Cell and Molecular Biology at the National Eye Institute at NIH. Her research focused on the molecular mechanisms of glaucoma, and her work has identified the role of olfactomedin domain containing proteins in vision, olfaction, motor coordination, and anxiety related behavior. Her expertise spans molecular genetics, neurodegeneration, and behavioral neuroscience.