Burnett Lab

Cellular Proteolysis and Neurodegeneration

Barrington G. Burnett, PhD
Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics
​Neuroscience and Molecular & Cell Biology Programs
F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Education and Training
  • B.S. Chemistry (1998), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • MA Chemistry (2000),Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ph.D. Pharmacology (2005) - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Postdoctoral fellow (2006), NINDS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 

Select Honors and Awards
  •  Beau and Shirley Brown Scholarship in Chemistry (1997), Temple University
  • Best Poster Award (2003): Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research Retreat
  • The Saul Winegrad, M.D. Award for Outstanding PhD Dissertation (2005)
  • NINDS Competitive Fellowship Award (2006), National Institutes of Health
  • Julius Axelrod Symposium Travel Award (2012), Society for Neuroscience
  • NIH Director’s Challenge Innovation Award (2014)
  • Emerging Investigator Award (2015), FightSMA