Lynnette McCluskey

Associate Professor

Lynnette McCluskey

Associate 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 Neurology

  • (706) 721-5616
  • CA 5616

Education

  • Ph.D., Physiological Psych/PsychoBio University of Virginia, 1996

  • MA, Physiological Psych/PsychoBio University of Virginia, 1995

  • BA, Physiological Psych/PsychoBio Florida State University, 1990

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Teacher Award GRU Graduate School, 2015

  • Distinguished Service Award GRU Graduate School, 2014

  • Ajinomoto Young Investigator in Gustation Association for Chemoreception Sciences, 2006

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society Fellow 1999

  • National Research Service Award 1999

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • COGS 8040

    Intro to Faculty Research
  • COGS 8050

    Intro to Research I
  • MOLM 9040

    Molecular Med Journal Club
  • MOLM 9020

    Seminar in Molecular Med
  • ANAT 7040

    Graduate Neuroanatomy
  • MOLM 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • COGS 8080

    Neuroscience I
  • MOLM 9300

    Research
  • MOLM 9030

    Seminar in Molecular Med

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Ingestion of bacterial lipopolysaccharide inhibits peripheral taste responses to sucrose in mice, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Safety and efficacy of ceftriaxone for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A multi-stage, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Aging profoundly delays functional recovery from gustatory nerve injury, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Functional role for interleukin-1 in the injured peripheral taste system, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Neutrophil responses to injury or inflammation impair peripheral gustatory function, 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Professional Service

  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) 2013 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee, Brain & Behavior Discovery Institute 2012 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Molecular Medicine Graduate Education Committee (MMGEC) 2009 - 2015

    Role: Chairperson
  • Association for Chemoreception Sciences 2001 - 2015

    Role: Member
  • Neural Systems Cluster, Integrative Organismal Systems Division, National Science Foundation - 2014

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer