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 Cellular Biology and Anatomy

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

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Hippocampal brain-derived neurotrophic factor determines recruitment of anatomically connected networks after stress in diabetic mice, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Transcriptome analysis reveals intermittent fasting-induced genetic changes in ischemic stroke, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Transcriptome analysis reveals intermittent fasting-induced genetic changes in ischemic stroke (vol 29, pg 1497, 2018), 2018
    Other
  • Glucocorticoid-mediated activation of GSK3 beta promotes tau phosphorylation and impairs memory in type 2 diabetes, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Transmembrane protein 108 is required for glutamatergic transmission in dentate gyrus, 2017
    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