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Marina Emborg

Marina Emborg

Expert on animal models of neurological disorders for clinical translation

Director, Preclinical Parkinson Research Program; assistant professor, medical physics School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-262-9714 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Non-human primate models of Parkinson's disease
  • Neuroprotective and neurorestorative strategies
  • Gene transfer and cell-based therapies


  • Performed pioneer studies in the use of gene transfer to treat Parkinson's disease
  • Developed conceptual framework for clinical translation of novel therapies