Alexis Stranahan

Associate Professor

Alexis Stranahan

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Stranahan is an Associate Professor studying neurobiological mechanisms for vulnerability to dementia in mouse models of obesity. Her research is funded by the NIH and her h-index is 27. She joined MCG in 2011.

  • (706) 721-7885
  • CA 3064

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

  • ANAT 9020

    Seminar in Cell Bio/Anatomy
  • VBIO 9010

    Seminar in Vascular Bio

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Receptor-independent fluid-phase macropinocytosis promotes arterial foam cell formation and atherosclerosis., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Changes in Brain Neuroimmunology Following Injury and Disease., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Visceral adiposity, inflammation, and hippocampal function in obesity., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Beige adipocytes mediate the neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory effects of subcutaneous fat in obese mice., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Metabolic regulation of aging and age-related disease., 2020
    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