Laura C. Stanley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Laura C. Stanley, Ph.D.Ph.D.
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.