Dr. Cuello's Research Laboratory


Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University


Lab Group

Rowan Pentz


  • St. Thomas, Ontario


  • Bachelor of Science (Honours). Thesis Title: An investigation into the long term antidepressant effects of chronic ketamine treatment. Carleton University, 2014


Research Interests:

  • Neurotrophin metabolism as a biomarker and therapeutic target in Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome

Current projects:

  • The role of MMP3 in Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome

  • The effect of neuroserpin immunotherapy in a transgenic model of Alzheimer's disease

  • Contribution of inflammation to NGF dysmetabolism in AD

  • The role of exosomes in neurotropin metabolism

Extracurricular Interests and Activities:

  • Piano

  • Soccer

  • Fencing

Contact information: rowan.pentz@mail.mcgill.ca