Rocco Gogliotti, PhD

M. Smith, B. Arthur, J. Cikowski, C. Holt, S. Gonzalez, N.M. Fisher, S.A.D. Vermudez, C.W. Lindsley, C.M. Niswender and R.G. Gogliotti. Clinical and preclinical evidence for M1 Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Potentiation as a Therapeutic Approach for Rett Syndrome. Neurotherapeutics

Jakub Cikowski*, Calista Holt*, Bright Arthur, Mackenzie Smith, Sonia Gonzalez, Craig W. Lindsley, Colleen M. Niswender, and R.G. Gogliotti Optimized Administration of the M4 PAM VU0467154 Demonstrates Broad efficacy, but Limited Effective Concentrations in Mecp2+/- mice ACS Publications


W. Keith Jones, PhD

Lenz MR, Tsai SY, Roessler AE, Wang Y, Sethupathi P, Jones WK, Kartje GL, Simmons WH A Potent Inhibitor of Aminopepitdase P2 Reduces Reperfusion Injury in Model of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2022 Jan 3:JPET-AR-2021-000875. Doi:


Gwendolyn Kartje, MD, PhD

Son T Ton, Julia R. Laghi, Shih-Yen Tsai, Ashley A. Blackwell, Natalie S. Adamczyk, Jenna R Osterlund Oltmanns, Richard A. Britten, Douglas G. Wallace, Gwendolyn L. Kartje  Exposure to 5 cGy 28Si Particles Induces Long-Term Microglial Activation in the Striatum and Subventricular Zone and Concomitant Neurogenic Suppression
Radiat Res. 2022 Apr 4. doi: 10.1667/RADE-21-00021.1. Online ahead of print.

Kelly Langert, PhD

Feipeng Yang, Maleen Cabe, Hope A. Nowak and Langert K.A. (2022) Chitosan/poly(lactic-co-glycolic)acid Nanoparticle Formulations with Finely-Tuned Size Distributions for Enhanced Mucoadhesion MDPI Pharmaceutics 2022, 14, 95
Feipeng Yang, Maleen Cabe, Sean D. Ogle, Veronica Sanchez and Langert K.A. (2021) Optimization of critical parameters for coating of polymeric nanoparticles with plasma membrane vesicles by sonication Scientific Reports, 23996

Monsheel Sodhi, PhD

Bristow GC, Eisenlohr-Moul T, Lotesto K and Sodhi MS (2021). Sex differences in the transcription of monoamine transporters in major depression. J. AFFECTIVE DISORDERS 2021; 

Michael Collins, PhD

Schreiber JA, Tajuddin NF, Kouzoukas DE, Kevala K, Kim HY, Collins MA. Alcohol. Moderate blood alcohol and brain neurovulnerability: Selective depletion of calcium-independent phospholipase A2, omega-3 docosahexaenoic acid, and its synaptamide derivative as a potential harbinger of deficits in anti-inflammatory reserve. Clin Exp Res. 2021 Dec;45(12):2506-2517


W. Keith Jones, PhD

Congratulations to Dr. Jones! Dr. Jones received a grant from the Charm Institute to study inter-organ protection by neural stimulation in aged mouse models ($15,000). This is a continuation of his studies on “Protection enter Oregon protection by neural stimulation”.

Rocco Gogliotti, PhD

Congratulations to Rocco Gogliotti, PhD for being awarded a grant entitled "The interplay of the heat shock cascade and Rett Syndrome" with the International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) in October 2021!

APRIL 2022

You are invited to an Open House to learn about our Master’s and Graduate Certificate Programs in Neuroscience and Pharmacology!

April 1, 2022
2160 S. First Ave
CTRE Building (115) Room 428
Email RSVP and questions to (Pharmacology) or (Neuroscience)
  • Hear about our programs.
  • Tour our research facilities and classrooms.
  • Meet the graduate program directors and current students.
  • Enjoy a reception featuring refreshments and research posters.
  • Free parking for those who RSVP by March 30th!
Learn more about our MS programs HERE!


Rocco Gogliotti, PhD

Congratulations to Rocco Gogliotti for being awarded the 2021 Junior Scientist of the Year award!  Dr. Gogliotti received his award and gave a presentation on his career path and research program and philosophy at the St. Albert’s Day celebration on November 4, 2021.