Center on Aging
Faculty Closely Assoicated with the Center on Aging
Heather Boger, Ph.D.
Director, Senior Mentor Program
Dr. Boger received her Bachelor’s in Biology in 2001 from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. She then received her Ph.D. in Neurosciences in 2006 from MUSC. Her major interests are aging and neurodegeneration; cellular and molecular mechanisms of neuronal degeneration and loss of motor function in animal models of Parkinson’s disease; and possible treatment strategies for the reversal of neurodegeneration.