Dr. Liz Aguiniga received a doctorate in neuroscience from Northwestern University, where she studied the role of corticotropin-releasing factor — a stress hormone — in modifying bladder function and depressive-like behaviors in rodents. Dr. Aguiniga also studied the host-pathogen response in a mouse model of urinary tract infection. Dr. Aguiniga is a freelance medical writer who is passionate about making science accessible to the general public.
Northwestern University (Ph.D. in neuroscience and urology)
The University of Texas at El Paso (B.S. in microbiology)
Certificate in Research Communication from Northwestern University
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