Alexis Stranahan

Assistant Professor

Alexis Stranahan

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

  • ASTRANAHAN@augusta.edu
  • (706) 721-7885
  • CA 3009

Education

  • Ph.D., Neuroscience. Princeton University, 2008

  • MA, Psychology, General. Princeton University, 2006

Awards & Honors

  • Travel Award Gordon Research Conference, 2014

  • Young Investigator Award Southern Translational Research Conference, 2013

  • Early Career Investigator Travel Award Keystone Symposia, 2012

  • Young Faculty Travel Award American Association of Anatomists, 2012

  • Keystone Symposia Fellows Program Keystone Symposia Fellows Program, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5159

    Mod 5: Genitourinary Module

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Crosstalk between AT1 receptors and Toll like receptor 4 in microglia mediate Angiotensin II-derived ROS production in the Hypothalamic Paraventricular nucleus, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Galanin mediates features of neural and behavioral stress resilience afforded by exercise, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Models and mechanisms for hippocampal dysfunction in obesity and diabetes. Neuroscience, 2015
    Other
  • Glucocorticoid receptor activation impairs hippocampal plasticity by suppressing BDNF expression in obese mice, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Glucocorticoid sensitization of microglia in a genetic mouse model of obesity and diabetes, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Professional Service

  • Neurobiology of Aging 2014 - 2015

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Ageing Research Reviews 2012 - 2015

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 2012 - 2015

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • American Association of Anatomists 2009 - 2015

    Role: Member
  • Society for Neuroscience 2007 - 2015

    Role: Member