Newly (Re-)Funded Grants

William E. Armstrong, PhD

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Professor and Neuroscience Director

Grant Number: 1R01HD072056-01A1

Reproductive Plasticity in Oxytocin Neurons

Michael A. Dyer, PhD

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Affiliated Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 1R01CA168875-01

Molecular Targeted Therapy for Retinoblastoma

Grant Number: 5R01EY023619-02

Epigenetic Reprogramming of Retinal Neurons

Alex M. Dopico, PhD

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Professor and Chair of Pharmacology

Grant Number: 4R37AA011560-17

Ethanol Actions on SLO Channels from Arteries vs. Brain

Max Fletcher, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 1R01DC013779-01A1

Cholinergic Modulation of Olfactory Bulb Glomerular Sensitivity

Robert C. Foehring, PhD

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Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 2R01NS044163-09

Slowly Inactivating K+ Channels in Neocortical Pyramidal Cells

Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD

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Maury Bronstein Professor

Grant Number: 5R01HL067061-13

Vascular Control By K+ Channel Trafficking 

Byron C. Jones, PhD

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Professor of Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics

Grant Number: 1R01AA021951-01A1

Genetics of Chronic Mild Stress and Alcohol Consumption

Grandy Number: 5R01ES022614-03

Neural Toxicity of Paraquat is Related to Iron Regulation in the Midbrain

Hitoshi Kita, PhD

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Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 5R01NS057236-07

Synaptic Transmissions in the Basal Ganglia

Francesca-Fang Liao, PhD

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Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Grant Number: 1R01AG049772-01

Is HSF1 the Key in Mediating HSP90 Inhibitor Effect in AD?

Grant Number: 5R21NS083908-02

Nuclear Receptor Signaling in BACE1 Gene Repression Under Neuroinflammation

Kafait Malik, PhD

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Professor of Pharmacology

Grant Number: 2R01HL019134-38

Angiotensins, Prostaglandins-Adrenergic Interactions

Grant Number: 5R01HL079109-07

Eicosanoid-Induced Vascular Growth During Injury

Peter J. McKinnon, PhD

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Affiliated Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 5R01NS037956-16

ATM and DNA Damage in the Nervous System

Anton Reiner, PhD

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Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: A-8299

Progression of Basal Ganglia Pathology in Q175 Huntington's Disease Mice and Human HD

Larry Reiter, PhD

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Associate Professor of Neurology

Gene Expression Analysis in PWS Subject Derived Dental Pulp Stem Cell Neuron

Fellowship: Kevin Hope

Investigation of Synergistic Interactions Among Genes in the 15q Duplication Syndrome

Kazuko Sakata, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Grant Number: 1R03MH102445-01A1

Antidepressive Effects and Gene Mechanisms of Early-Life Enriched Environment

Grant Number: 1R21MH105567-01

Neural Mechanisms of Inflexible Learning Caused by BDNF Deficiency

Stanislav S. Zakharenko, MD, PhD

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Affiliated Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 1R01MH095810-01A1

Identification of Synaptic Mechanisms of 22Q11 Deletion Syndrome

Grant Number: 5R01DC012833-02

Synaptic Mechanisms of Auditory Memory

Grant Number: 5R01MH097742-02

Towards Understanding Cellular Mechanisms of Positive Symptoms of Schizophrenia


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center
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Memphis, TN 38163
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Fax: (901) 448-4685

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