PMD Foundation Member
Dr. Laukka is currently an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology at the University Of Toledo College Of Medicine. As such, he spends six months of the year teaching medical students and residents, and the remainder in scholarship work. He spends all of his research energy on Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease. Dr. Laukka received his B.S. from Michigan State University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. While there, his advisor was the late Dr. Jim Garbern. He also did extensive work with the current acting Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee, Dr. John Kamholz. Dr. Laukka resides in Michigan with his wife, Nicole, and his son, Dallin.