Mr. Juneja holds a BSc from the University of Roehampton, London in Biological Science and recently completed his MSc from University College London (UCL) in Neuroscience. His undergraduate thesis focused on describing the role of interleukin-1 and endocannabinoids on microglial function and the subsequent impact on brain repair and neurodegeneration. Additionally, his master’s project focused on investigation of pathogenic mediators in GBA mutation-associated Parkinson’s disease (PD).
At Reading, he is working towards his PhD in Cybernetics. Under the supervision of Dr. Evangelos Delivopoulos and Prof. Slawomir J. Nasuto the project he is working on is trying to elucidate how astrocytes affect the activity of neural networks, and whether they have an impact on sensorimotor integration.
Senior Research Scientist, Eli Lilly