Newly (Re-)Funded Grants

 

William Armstrong, PhD

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Professor and Neuroscience Director

Grant Number: 1R01HD072056-01A1 
From: NICHHD

Reproductive Plasticity in Oxytocin Neurons

Anna Bukiya, PhD

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Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Grant Number: 5R01AA023764-04
From: NIAAA

Cholesterol control of alcohol-induced cerebral artery constriction

Victor Chizhikov, PhD

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Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 5 R01 NS093009 03 
From: NINDS

Mesenchymal-Neuroepithelial Interactions In The Developing Telencephalon

Julio Cordero-Morales, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics

Grant Number: R01 GM125629-01
From: NIGMS

The Role of Bioactive Lipids in Transient Receptor Potential Channels Gating

Michael Dyer, PhD

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Affiliated Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 1R01CA168875-01 
From: NCI

Molecular Targeted Therapy for Retinoblastoma

Grant Number: 5R01EY023619-02 
From: NEI

Epigenetic Reprogramming of Retinal Neurons

Alex Dopico, PhD

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Professor and Chair of Pharmacology

Grant Number: 4R37AA011560-17 
From: NIAAA

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 
From: NIDOCD

Cholinergic Modulation of Olfactory Bulb Glomerular Sensitivity

Robert Foehring, PhD

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Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 2R01NS044163-09 
From: NINDS

Slowly Inactivating K+ Channels in Neocortical Pyramidal Cells

Tauheed Ishrat, PhD

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Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 5R01NS097800-03 
From: NINDS

Mechanisms and therapeutic targets of neurovascular in hyperglycemic stroke

Jonathan Jaggar, PhD

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Maury Bronstein Professor

Grant Number: 5R01HL137745-02 
From: NHLBI

Endothelial Cell Potassium Channels 

Grant Number: 5R01HL133256-02 
From: NHLBI

Blood Pressure Regulation by Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels

Byron Jones, PhD

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Professor of Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics

Grant Number: 1R01AA021951-01A1 
From: NIAAA

Genetics of Chronic Mild Stress and Alcohol Consumption

Grant Number: 5R01ES022614-03 
From: NIEHS

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 
From: NINDS

Synaptic Transmissions in the Basal Ganglia

Francesca-Fang Liao, PhD

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Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Grant Number: 1R01AG049772-01 
From: NIA

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

Grant Number: 5R21NS083908-02 
From: NINDS

Nuclear Receptor Signaling in BACE1 Gene Repression Under Neuroinflammation

Kafait Malik, PhD

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Professor of Pharmacology

Grant Number: 2R01HL019134-38 
From: NHLBI

Angiotensins, Prostaglandins-Adrenergic Interactions

Grant Number: 5R01HL079109-07 
From: NHLBI

Eicosanoid-Induced Vascular Growth During Injury

Michael McDonald, PhD

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Associate Professor of Neurology

Grant Number: 5R01NS094595-03
From: NINDS

Effects of modified erythropoietin on cognition and neuropathology

Grant Number: 5R21AG051032-02
From: NIA

Effects of intracranial rAAV.Neu3 on dementia and neuropathology

Grant Number: 5R01AG054562-02
From: NIA

Effects of glycomacropeptide on memory and Alzheimer-related neuropathology

Peter McKinnon, PhD

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Affiliated Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 5R01NS037956-16 
From: NINDS

ATM and DNA Damage in the Nervous System

Thaddeus Nowak, Jr, PhD

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Professor of Neurology

Grant Number: 1R03NS108997-01 
From: NINDS

Refining stroke QTLs in recombinant inbred BXD mice

Helena Parfenova, PhD

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Professor of Physiology

Grant Number: 5R01 NS101717-02 
From: NINDS

Astrocyte Functions in Neonatal Brain

Grant Number: 5R01HL042851-27 
From: NHLBI

Hydrogen Sulfide in Newborn Cerebral Circulation

Grant Number: 1R01NS105655-01A1 
From: NINDS

Endothelial Vasoprotection by Hypothermia

Anton Reiner, PhD

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Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: A-14061
From: Cure Huntington's Disease Initiative 

Progression of Cortical and Basal Ganglia Pathology in Human Huntington’s disease and Q175 Huntington's disease Mice

Grant Number: MR141242
From: DOD

CB2 Receptor Therapy Using the FDA-Approved Drug Raloxifene to Mitigate Visual Deficits after Mild TBI and/or Ocular Trauma

Grant Number: 5R01EY005298-29
From: NEI

Neural Control of Choroidal Blood Flow in the Eye

Grant Number: 5R21NS098137-02
From: NINDS

Development of DNAzyme Gene Therapy for Huntington's Disease

Larry Reiter, PhD

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Associate Professor of Neurology

Grant Number: 5R21HD091541-02 
From: NICHHD

 

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: 1R21NS101703-01A1 
From: NINDS

Heat Shock Factor HSF1 Regulation Of Promoter-Specific BDNF Transcription

Stanislav Zakharenko, MD, PhD

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Affiliated Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Grant Number: 1R01MH095810-01A1 
From: NIMH

Identification of Synaptic Mechanisms of 22Q11 Deletion Syndrome

Grant Number: 5R01DC012833-02 
From: NIDOCD

Synaptic Mechanisms of Auditory Memory

Grant Number: 5R01MH097742-02 
From: NIMH

Towards Understanding Cellular Mechanisms of Positive Symptoms of Schizophrenia

 

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Neuroscience Institute
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
875 Monroe Ave, Suite 426
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5960
Fax: (901) 448-4685

Physical Address
426 Wittenborg Anatomy Building

Director:
William E. Armstrong, PhD

Co-Director:
Anton J. Reiner, PhD

Administrative Aide:
Mistie Brewer

Program Coordinator/
Website:

Brandy Fleming, MS

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