Conte Center

Vanderbilt / NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research



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Vanderbilt University
465 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
615-936-1898
For more information,
please contact Denise Malone.



2013 Pilot Grant Recipients
The Conte Center for Neuroscience Research is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Conte Center Pilot Grants. This Pilot Grant Program is made possible by an endowment from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine and awards investigators annually with a budget of $20,000 for studies to further advance the knowledge of serotonin systems.

If you are interested in applying for pilot funds, our next call for applications will be in January 2014.


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Nicole Baganz, Ph.D.

Serotonergic IL-1R/p38 MAPK Signaling: An Unsuspected Link Between Neuroimmune Signaling and the Enduring Impact of Early Life Stress?
 



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Chad Jackson, Ph.D.

Perinatal Photoperiod Affects Serotonergic Cell Function in the Raphe Nucleus
 



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Michelle Southard-Smith, Ph.D.

Long-lasting effects of developmental disruption in 5-HT signaling on the lower urinary tract
 



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Gregg Stanwood, Ph.D.

Contribution of the Serotonin Transporter (SERT) to the Prenatal Actions of Cocaine
 



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Mark Wallace, Ph.D.

Serotonergic effects on multisensory processing