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Tiffany Glass, MA, CMI, PhD

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E-mail:
glass@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 265-9130

Mail:
1300 University Avenue
MC 1509
Madison, WI 53706

Tiffany Glass, MA, CMI, PhD

Research Associate

Dr. Glass applies research paradigms developed in the Connor Lab to investigations of oromotor phenotypes of mouse models of Down syndrome (DS), with a long-term interest in resolving basic biological knowledge gaps and promoting translational research specific to the vocal communication, feeding, and swallowing challenges associated with DS. Tiffany completed a BA in Zoology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a MA in Medical & Biological Illustration at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. After a brief period as a medical illustrator, she completed a PhD in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology & Genetics at the University of Minnesota, where she used zebrafish models to investigate biological mechanisms permitting successful outcomes in hematopoietic cell transplant. She subsequently completed postdoctoral training with the UW-Madison Voice Research Training Program. Tiffany is now applying this interdisciplinary background to the integration of molecular, tissue-level, gross anatomical, and functional investigational techniques to clarify the degree to which mouse models of DS recapitulate vocal communication and deglutition disorders that can pose challenges for individuals with DS.

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