Dr. Dineley received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Baylor College of Medicine. Following a postdoctoral fellowship, she launched her career with an emphasis in studying the changes of brain tissue in studies designed to shed light on neurological and psychiatric disorders, including infectious disease, central pain, cocaine addiction, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
She has expertise in the design and study of research projects for a variety of disease states with special emphasis on cognitive and motor deficits in addition and also including the application of pharmacological compounds and genetic manipulations to test hypotheses. Her laboratory has made numerous foundational discoveries in preclinical studies, developed new technologies and tools furthering the field of study in multiple neurological disease states. Dr. Dineley is appointed as a full Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch.