Catherine Best

1106 Micro and Nanotechnology Lab
Office: (217) 333-8367


Catherine Best

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering

Neuroprotection and neuroimaging of cerebral blood flow in brain injury and neurodegenerative disease

My research interests include interfacing bioengineering, neuroscience and medicine from the molecular to the behavioral scale, and the application of quantitative phase microscopy techniques to biomedical problems.

Representative Publications

Wang H, Wang B, Normoyle KP, Jackson K, Spitler K, Sharrock MF, Miller CM, Best C, Llano D, Du R. Brain temperature and its fundamental properties: a review for clinical neuroscientists. Front Neurosci. 2014; 8:307.

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