Assistant Research Scientist, Bastyr University Research Institute
Dr. Sexton’s interests are in neuro-inflammation and chronic disease, and the role of neuro-nutrition in the complementary treatment of neurological disease. Dr. Sexton began studying botanical medicine at the age of 18, and continued interest in this topic led her to a degree in horticulture, in which she focused on phytochemistry of botanicals. Her research at Texas Tech University on inflammation and brain tumor markers led to her interest in the endogenous cannabinoid signaling system and the role of Cannabis as a botanical medicine.
Manning HC, Smith SM, Sexton M, Haviland S, Bai M, Cederquist K, Stella N, Bornhop DJ., “A peripheral benzodiazepine receptor targeted agent for in vitro imaging and screening”. Bioconjug Chem. 2006 May-Jun;17(3):735-40. 16704212