Uma  Kaushik

Uma Kaushik

Uma is a second-year undergraduate student at Washington University in St. Louis studying Neuroscience, Studio Art, and Healthcare Management. She joined the Ances Lab in 2022 and is interested in the intersection of genetic diseases and Alzheimer disease as well as how changes in the brain are affected by HIV. Her passion for the complexity of the brain led her to pursue medical school where she hopes to become a neurosurgeon. In her free time, Uma enjoys playing Rugby, hiking, listening to music, and traveling.