1998 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. Fernette Eide
Notch – A Novel therapeutic intervention in neuroblastoma
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. David Frim   
Murine congenital hydrocephalus
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Godfrey Getz
The role of apolipoprotein E in astrocycle activation
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Morris Goldman   
A Novel neuroendocrine marker of psychological stress
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. William Green
Degradation of unassembled acetylcholine receptor subunits
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Elizabeth Grove   
Patterning mechanisms in the developing mouse telencephalon
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Donna Hammond   
Effects of persistent nociception on supraspinal neurons and opiod-mediated analgesia
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Khaled Houamed
Role of polymorphic polyglutamine repeats in SK3 potassium channel function
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Un Jung Kang
Reactive oxygen species in dopaminergic neurons
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Richard Kraig
Spatiotemporal dynamics of gap junction functional changes during spreading depression
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. R. Loch MacDonald
Gene therapy for arteriovenous fistulas in rats
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Dimitra Mangoura
Opiods activate SRC
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Daniel Margoliash   
The role of behavioral state in sensorimotor learning
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Mark Martindale
Molecular determination of CNS organization in metazoon evolution
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Daniel McGehee
Nicotinic receptors in sensory neurons
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. John Milton
Controlling synchrony in neural populations
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Kelly Nicholas
A brain tumor tissue bank/ Molecular cytogenics of glial tumors
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Neil Pliskin   
Neurocognitive and functional neuroanatomical effects of elctrical injury
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Clifton Ragsdale
Can double-stranded RNA disrupt gene expression in vertebrae brain development?
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Anthony Reder
Interferon gamma receptor expression in multiple Sclerosis
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Jean-Paul Spire
Vagal nerve stimulation in intractable epilepsy
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Sara Szuchet
An oligodendrocyte transmembrane protein with similarity to a glu-binding protein and a putative SRc homolgy domain: Role in myecelination
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Vernon Towle
Developing functional and structural criteria for cortical resections
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Avery Tung   
The effect of nightime propofol on restorative sleep in rats
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Chun-Su Yuan   
Gastric effects of leptin on brainstem unitary responses
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Other Grants

Lindsay M. De Biase, Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles
The Role of Microglial Lysosomes in Selective Neuronal Vulnerability
Synapses, the sites of signaling between neurons in the brain, play essential roles in learning, memory, and the health of neurons themselves. An enduring mystery is why some neurons are…
How the Nervous System Constructs Internal Models of the External World
As animals navigate their environments, they construct internal models of the external sensory world and use these models to guide their behavior. This ability to incorporate ongoing sensory stimuli into…
Xiaojing Gao, Ph.D., Stanford University
When Neural Circuits Meet Molecular Circuits: Quantitative Genetic Manipulation with Single-cell Consistency
Cells are the building blocks of our bodies. We get sick when the cells “misbehave”. The way modern gene therapies work is to introduce genes, fragments of DNA molecules that…
Rafiq Huda, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Conducting the Orchestra of Movement—Functional Role of Striatal Astrocytes in Health and Disease
Movement requires coordinated activity across a large brain-wide network. The striatum is a particularly important part of this circuit; it integrates motor-related information from many distinct brain regions to regulate…