Lina Louisor

Lina Louisor

Undergraduate Student

CUNY BA, Hunter College

Lina Louisor is an undergraduate student in the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program at Hunter College. She is expected to graduate in the Fall of 2024. She is currently working on inducing febrile seizures in Damaraland mole-rats in the McCloskey Lab. Her goal is to understand why children develop fever-induced seizures. Lina is majoring in neuroscience, and her interest is in epilepsy, childhood neurological conditions, and birth defects. Lina is an aspiring pediatric neurosurgeon who just recently completed a summer observership shadowing the pediatric neurosurgeons at NYU. Lina spends her free time writing blogs, mentoring, and volunteering at Maimonides Medical Center’s general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery departments. She also enjoys eating pizza, watching her favorite TV shows, and working with Dr. McCloskey.


  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Spina Bifida


  • BA Neuroscience, 2024 (expected)

    CUNY BA Program at Hunter College/CUNY