Alden Tennison

A Tennison
Research Technician II

Alden Tennison has been with the Sanders Lab at Duke since July 2023. His current research involves exploring the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease arising from genetic and molecular dysfunctions. His previous research experience consisted of developing diagnostic biosensors and creating computational models of nerves for electrical stimulation therapies. Alden is interested in all research involving neurodegenerative disorders, and furthering our understanding of these diseases enough to develop permanent cures and preventative therapies. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, coding and making electronics, and watching cinema from around the world.


MS (Biomedical Engineering): Duke University

BS (Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering): Colorado State University