Sharon Juliano, O.T.R., Ph.D.

Sharon Juliano, O.T.R., Ph.D.

Sharon Juliano

Name: Sharon Juliano, O.T.R., Ph.D.

Department of Primary Appointment: Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine
Position: USU Faculty

Affiliated Center: CNRM

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Office Phone: (301) 295-3673


Dr. Sharon L. Juliano is a Professor of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics, Neuroscience, and Cell and Molecular Biology at USUHS in Bethesda, MD. She is currently the Acting Director of the Neuroscience Program at USU. Dr. Juliano received her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She also completed a Senior Fellowship (Poste Orange) in Creteil, France. Her scientific work centers on the development of the cerebral cortex and investigates the mechanisms of tangential and radial migration of neurons into their target sites. Dr. Juliano is active in the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), and organized workshops and courses in Africa, South America, and Eastern Europe. Dr. Juliano received the Flexnor Award for Outstanding Research, the Cajal Club Cortical Explorer Award, the Simpson Award (given by iiFAR), and the Distinguished Service Medal. She is the incoming Chair of Committee on Animals in Research of the Society for Neuroscience. She sits on several editorial boards, and participates in many advisory committees including those to the Institute of Medicine, the NIH, and IBRO.

Dept of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814