Center for Neuroscience Initiative fosters neuroscience-related research & graduate education

Students Win Awards at 2019 This is Research: Student Symposium

Graduate and undergraduate students conducting neuroscience research win awards following the Auburn Research Student Symposium on April 18.

Graduate Students

Ihab Abdallah, Harrison School of Pharmacy, College Awards for Graduate Oral Presentations
“Combined Etodolac and Alpha-tocopherol as a Novel Therapeutic Approach for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment”

Sharay Setti, Harrison School of Pharmacy, First Place Oral Presentation in STEM
Effect of LEC-specific P301L Tau on Synaptic Transmission and Learning and Memory

Warren Smith, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Second Place Poster Presentation in STEM
Intranasal Pramlintide Administration for the Dissection of Metabolic and Cognitive Outcomes of Amylin-based Therapies in a Transgenic Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Grace Hoffman, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Third Place Poster Presentation in STEM
“Extra Virgin Olive Oil as a Medical Food Enhances Donepezil Effect Against Alzheimer’s Disease”

Lauren Woodie, College of Human Sciences, First Place Oral Presentation in Social Science, Education, and Creative Scholarship in Design, Arts, and Humanities
“Memories of Rhythms Past: Evidence for Hippocampal Core Clock Disruptions in a Murine Model of Western Diet-induced Obesity”

Julio Yanes, College of Liberal Arts, Third Place Oral Presentation in Social Science, Education, and Creative Scholarship in Design, Arts, and Humanities
“Pressure-based Pain Tolerance and Cannabis: A Neuropsychological Assessment of Pain Processing in Recreational Cannabis Users”

Undergraduate Students

Mary Claire Carlton, Harrison School of Pharmacy, First Place Poster Presentation in STEM “Investigating the Neuroprotective Effects of Dexamethasone against MPTP-induced Neurotoxicity”

Hannah Epperson, College of Liberal Arts, Third Place Poster Presentation in Social Science, Education, and Creative Scholarship in Design, Arts, and Humanities
“Neuromuscular Development in Neonates & Post-natal Infants: Implications for NMES Therapy for Dysphagia”

Tyler Lynd, Harrison School of Pharmacy, College Awards for Undergraduate Oral Presentations
“Honokiol Ameliorates MPP+ Induced Neurotoxicity in an In Vitro Parkinson’s Model”

Last modified: May 2, 2019