Conte Center

Vanderbilt / NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research

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

2015 Pilot Grant Recipients
The Conte Center for Neuroscience Research is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 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 2016.

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Rebecca Brindley Ph.D.

A novel mouse model to elucidate SERT regulation of the adrenomedullary stress response

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Carissa Cascio, Ph.D.

Serotonin transporter polymorphism and altered somatotopy in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Brad Grueter, Ph.D.

Early life stress effects on serotonergic signaling at nucleus accumbens parvalbumin-expressing fast spiking interneurons inputs to medium spiny neurons

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Fiona Harrison, Ph.D.

Serotonergic and behavioral changes in a mouse model of Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome