Laura C. Stanley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Anatomy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Post Doctoral Training
UAMS Dept. of Anatomy

Major Interests
Medical Education; Neurodegenerative Disease

Research Interests
Cellular aspects of neurodegeneration in dementing disorders such as Alzheimer disease. Melatonin used in treating chronic, debilitating migraine headaches with a sleep component.


College of Public Health G210, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 4301 West Markham St., Slot 510 Little Rock, AR 72205

Phone: (501) 686-7019

Fax: (501) 296-1267

Selected Publications

Stanley LC, Mrak RE, Woody RC, Perrot LJ, Zhang S, Marshak DR, Nelson SJ, Griffin WS., Glial cytokines as neuropathogenic factors in HIV infection: pathogenic similarities to Alzheimer’s disease. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 1994 May;53(3):231-8.

Griffin WS, Stanley LC, Ling C, White L, MacLeod V, Perrot LJ, White CL 3rd, Araoz C., Brain interleukin 1 & S-100 immunoreactivity are elevated in Down syndrome and Alzheimer disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1989 Oct;86(19):7611-5.