Joel Pachter, Ph.D
Professor Pachter is an expert in the fields of neuroinflammatory, neurodegenerative and cerebrovascular diseases. His research focuses on the mechanism of homeostasis of the central nervous system (CNS), especially on the blood brain barrier (BBB) of the CNS and alterations and damages in the BBB in neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, AIDS dementia complex and Alzheimer disease. Professor Pachter is a permanent member of the Brain Injuries and Neurovascular Pathologies study section at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and serves as ad hoc reviewer. He is also on the editorial board of Microvascular Research, and currently sits on a study section at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Professor Pachter has been collaborating with ImStem on the mechanism of action of T-MSC in treating multiple sclerosis.
Professor Pachter received his PhD from the Department of Pharmacology, New York University School of Medicine. Following that, he completed a NIH-sponsored postdoctoral fellowship in the department of Physiological Chemistry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He serves as Full Professor in the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Connecticut Health Center.