Skip to Content

You are here


Research Faculty

Contact Info


600 Highland Avenue, K6/444
Madison, WI 53792

Marcelo Vargas, Ph.D.


Doctorate: Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Postdoctorate: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

The long-term goal of our research is to understand the neurodegenerative process in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) with the objective of broaden the current efforts to treat this devastating disease. In particular, we seek to develop new therapeutic strategies using mechanistic insights drawn from understanding astrocyte-motor neuron interaction in models of ALS.

Recent Publications on

Click here to access more publications...