Dr. Cuello's Research Laboratory


Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University


Lab Group

Luisa Pimentel


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • My bachelor degree is in Biomedicine from the UNI-RIO and I have a Master of Science from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. I´ve had been studying Alzheimer´s disease (AD) since my time in Brazil.

Research Interests:

  • Drug development, Alzheimer´s disease and cholinergic systems.

Current projects:

  • I am initiating my PhD studies and the first goal is to try to establish a cell line that mimics the amyloidogenesis in AD to serve as model to screen new drugs.

Extracurricular Interests and Activities:

  • Music, books, films, arts…

  • Yoga

  • Travel


Contact information: luisa.pimentel@mail.mcgill.ca