Poincyane Assis-Nascimento, PhD

Poincyane Assis-Nascimento

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: Siena 332
Telephone: 305 899 3218
Email: passisnascimento@barry.edu

Dr. Poincyane Assis-Nascimento is a Barry graduate and a former RISE and MARC U*Star research student. She received her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Miami where she focused her research on vascular integrity and blood-brain barrier (BBB) permeability following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Her current research interest includes the effects of the gut microbiome on brain function. Dr. Assis-Nascimento has a broad interest in the gut-brain axis and the several complex behaviors that this intricate connection regulates.