Poster Presentations and Conferences
Fifth Annual Research Symposium
Garrison Institute on Aging team collaborated with the Center of Excellence for Translational Neuroscience and Therapeutics (CTNT) for the annual Collaborative Research Sympsoium and the Collaborative Lecture Series "Translational Neuroscience and Pharmacology" that featured several guest speakers and poster presentations. GIA Faculty and TTUHSC students had the opportunity to present their findings. See details below.
TTUHSC Faculty Poster Presentations
Dysfunctional Mitochondria and Mitophagy in Tau Pathology of Alzheimer's Disease
Author: Maria Manzcak, Ph.D.
DBiopyschosocial Predictors of Mild Cognitive Impairment, the Precursor of Alzheimer's
Disease and Other Dementias: Project FRONTIER Study
Author: Gabriela Ashworth, Ph.D.
Deciphering Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Author: Andrey L. Karmyshev, Ph.D.
Basic Science Poster Award Winners
Regulation of alpha-Synuclein Biogenesis Through the RAPP Pathway
Author: TTUHSC Graduate Student, Sarah Hernandez
Structural and Physiological Changes of the Aging Kidney: A Focus on COVID-19
Author: TTUHSC Medical Student, Nandini Ray
Role of aberrant Wnt/Ca2+ signaling in Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
Author: Post Graduate/Trainee, Isabel Castro-Piedras
Clinical Poster Award Winners
Design and Synthesis of Novel KOP Receptor Antagonists, a treatment option for neuropathic pain
Author: Graduate Student, Siayash Shahbaz
Incidental Neuroendocrine Tumor in Ileal Conduit Following Ileal Bladder Augmentation
Author: Medical Student, Asher George
Associations between Vitamin D Levels, Depression, and Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity among
Older Rural West Texans: A Project FRONTIER Study
Author: Post Graduate/Trainee, Ashish Sarangi
The Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience and Garrison Institute on Aging Annual Research Retreat was held Fall 2021 in Lubbock, Texas.