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Maya Frankfurt, PhD

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Maya Frankfurt received her Ph.D. in neuroscience and has been teaching and doing research for over 30 years. She has taught neuroscience and physiology to medical students and allied health students. Her research interests are primarily related to understanding how the brain responds to alterations in hormones, drugs, and aging. Of particular importance is the understanding of the mechanisms involved in short- and long-term memory.


  • Teacher

    Hofstra Northwell School Of Nursing & Physician Assistant Studies


  • Professor

    Donald And Barbara Zucker School Of Medicine At Hofstra/Northwell School

    2010 – 2022

  • Research Associate

    The City College Of New York

    2005 – 2010

  • Associate Professor

    Touro College In New York

    1995 – 2005


  • Biomedical Science, City University Of New York – MSSM

    Doctor Of Philosophy, Neuroscience

    1979 – 1983

  • Hampshire College

    Bachelor Of Arts

    1974 – 1978


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