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Pediatrics - Neurology/

Houston, Texas

Pediatrics - Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience
Pediatrics - Neurology/
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Cecilia M. Ljungberg, Ph.D.

Cecilia M. Ljungberg, Ph.D.Instructor
Director - RNA In Situ Hybridization and Neuropathology Cores - Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC)

Contact Information:
Cecilia M. Ljungberg, Ph.D.
The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute
1250 Moursund Street
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 832-824-8873
Fax: 832-825-1252


Ph.D. - Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, UK
Postdoc - Neuroscience - Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK

Postdoc - Neuroscience - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Postdoc - Neuroscience - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Membership in Professional Organizations

Member - Society for Neuroscience
Member - American Epilepsy Society

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • Sakai K., Tiebel O., Ljungberg M.C., Sullivan M., Lee H-J., Terashima T., Li R., Kobayashi K., Lu H-C., Chan L., Oka K.A neuronal VLDLR variant lacking the third complement-type repeat exhibits high capacity binding of apoE containing liposomes. Brain Research 1276 (2009) 11-21.
  • Ljungberg M.C., Sunnen C.N., Lugo J.N., Anderson A.E. and D’Arcangelo G. Rapamycin suppresses seizures and neuronal hypertrophy in a mouse model of cortical dysplasia. Disease Models and Mechanisms 2 (2009) 389-398.
  • Ljungberg M.C., Bhattacharjee M.B., Lu Y., Armstrong D.L., Yoshor D., Swann J., Sheldon M., D’Arcangelo G. Activation of Mammalian Target of Rapamycin in Cytomegalic Neurons of Human Cortical Dysplasia. Annals of Neurology 60 (2006) 420-9.

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