A.J. RussoA.J.'s research has recently focused on studying the etiology of neurological disorders, particularly behavioral diseases such as autism, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety and depression. Of particular interest is the relationship between nutritional and metabolic deficiencies and these diseases. To do this, he focuses on identifying abnormal levels of protein biomarkers such as certain growth factors and neurotransmitters important to normal nervous system function.
When A.J.'s not in the lab or classroom, he can sometimes be found writing, jogging, playing racquetball, watching lacrosse games, or spending time with his family.
A.J. is currently the Editor and Chief of the online journal, Autism Insights.
Office: 329 Johnstone Science Center