Madina Tugizova, MD

EDUCATION:

Internship: Internal Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine (MD)

Graduate School: Stanford University (MA in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies)

Undergraduate: Stanford University (BS in Biology with Honors and Distinction)

INTERESTS:

Neuroimmunology

Neuromuscular disorders

Movement disorders

Medical education

PUBLICATIONS:

Zou, W., Shen, A., Dong, X., Tugizova, M., Xiang, Y.K., Shen, K. A multi-protein receptor-ligand complex underlies combinatorial dendrite guidance choices in C. elegans. eLife 2016, 5.

Ericson VR, Spilker KA, Tugizova MS, Shen K. MTM-6, a phosphoinositide phosphatase, is required to promote synapse formation in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLOS ONE 2014, 9(12).

Spilker KA, Wang GJ, Tugizova MS, Shen K: C. elegans Muscleblind homolog mbl-1 functions in neurons to regulate synapse formation. Neural Development 2012, 7:7.

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS:

HHMI Medical Research Fellowship, 2014-2015

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 2011-2012