Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Patricia J. McLaughlin

Patricia J. McLaughlin

Department of Neural & Behavioral Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA


 Dr. McLaughlin received her post-baccalaureate training at Penn State University and began working in the laboratory with Dr. Zagon in the mid-1970s. In collaboration with Dr. Ian Zagon, Dr. McLaughlin first discovered the exciting effects of LDN in 1979, and published a seminal paper in Science in 1983 describing the potential benefits of LDN.

Dr. McLaughlin is currently a tenured Professor, Director of the Anatomy Graduate Program at the College of Medicine, and heads laboratory research on the use of OGF and LDN in cancer, multiple sclerosis, and diabetic-associated wound healing.

Research Interest

 autoimmune disorders, multiple sclerosis, central nervous system,

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