Maura McDonagh

UC Student Visitor

Maura is a Neuroscience PhD student from UC Berkeley studying the mechanisms behind the gut-brain axis in multiple sclerosis with the Baranzini Lab. Born and raised in Chicago, Maura attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering with a double major in Communication Arts (Radio/TV/Film) in May 2020. They bring from the Midwest a passion for in vitro modeling of mammalian systems and community-led efforts to support better brain health.