Grace E. Stutzmann (Beth), Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Chicago Medical School
Room 2.216
Building: BSB
Phone: 847.578.8540
Fax: 847.578.8515
Research Areas
2005-present     Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/The Chicago Medical School  (Department of Neuroscience)  Electrophysiological, multi-photon imagining, and molecular studies examining the role of neuronal calcium signaling in normal and neurodegenerative processes, particularly in aging and early Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis. 

2001-2005      University of California, Irvine (Department of Neurobiology and Behavior - Ian Parker and Frank LaFerla, PI's) In vitro whole-cell electrophysiological recording, multi-photon imaging and molecular/transgenic studies examining mechanisms of neuronal calcium signaling, and mutations related to Alzheimer's disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

1999-2000     Yale University School of Medicine (Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology - George Aghajanian, PI) In vitro sharp and whole cell electrophysiological recordings in cortical and hippocampal slices examining effects of serotonin and adenosine on neuronal activity in relation to psychosis and drugs of abuse.  

1995-1999     New York University (W.M. Keck Foundation Laboratory of Neurobiology, Center for Neural Science - Joseph E. LeDoux, Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science, PI) Intracellular and extracellular in vivo and in vitro electrophysiology, iontophoresis, and immunohistochemistry studies examining effects of serotonin and stress hormones on amygdala neurons.      

1992-1994     Suny at Stony Brook (Department of Psychiatry - Rex Wang, PI) Electrophysiology, in vivo single unit recording, iontophoresis and behavior studies examining serotonergic and dopaminergic involvement in psychosis and drugs of abuse. 

Life in Discovery
Neuroscience Faculty
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