Mini-Grants/Vouchers

2021

Impact of in utero Opioid Exposure on Juvenile Rats Suffering from mTBI
Austin M. Gowen, Graduate Research Assistant Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Mesoscale to microscale imaging of tauopathy-induced cholinergic neuron changes
Nashanthea Roland, Graduate Research Assistant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Neurodevelopmental effects of polygenic AD risk in children with Down syndrome
Jennifer Sexton, Non-Faculty Volunteer University Nebraska Omaha, Neurological Sciences, University of Nebraska Omaha

Interplay between neuroplasticity and chronic nerve injury and its repair
Yunfan Kong, Graduate Research Assistant Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Probing gene-environment interaction in a model of autism spectrum disorders
Lara E. Bergdolt, Graduate Research Assistant, Pharmacology/Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Neurodevelopmental Effects of Environmental Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease
Meghan K. Ramirez, Graduate Research Assistant, Pharmacology/Experimental Neuroscience, University Nebraska Medical Center

2020

Longitudinal behavioral and biochemical study on the accumulation of pathological tau species in h-tau mice
Andrew Trease, PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dr. Trease leads the mini-grant project, Longitudinal behavioral and biochemical study on the accumulation of pathological tau species in h-tau mice. He is a postdoctoral research associate mentored by Dr. Howard Fox in the Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

mtDNA integrity via qPCR in the context of aging and presence/absence of Tau
Eli Lichter, BS, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Mr. Lichter leads the mini-grant project, Longitudinal behavior and biochemical study on the accumulation of pathological tau species in h-tau mice. He is a graduate research assistant co-mentored by Dr. Howard Fox and Dr Kelly Stauch in the Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center.