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Resume for Melanie P. for Editor / Writer / Publisher / Education & Science in San Antonio, Texas




Occupation: Editor / Writer / Publisher Industry: Education & Science
Country: United States City: San Antonio
State: Texas ZIP: 78229



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Curriculum Vitae

Melanie A. P. 
 

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio  lab:     Department of Pharmacology cell:  

Floyd Curl Drive fax:  

San Antonio, TX  email:   

Education 

 B.A. Psychology, French Minor  Brandeis University Magna Cum Laude    M.A. Behavioral Neuroscience  Arizona State University Summa Cum Laude    Ph.D. Behavioral Neuroscience  Arizona State University Summa Cum Laude   

Research Experience

Aug. – present Instructor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

April – July  Instructor, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Jan. – April  Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. S. Paul Berger, Staff Psychiatrist, Portland VAMC; Associate Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Aug. – Dec.  Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Edward Castañeda, Associate Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Feb. – June  Research Associate, Dr. Teresa Amabile, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Oct. – Dec.  Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dr. Arthur Wingfield, Professor of Psychology, Memory and Cognition Laboratory, Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Sept. – Dec.  Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dr. Leslie Zebrowitz, Professor of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Oct. – May  Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dr. Teresa Amabile, Professor of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

May – Aug. ,  Chemist’s Assistant, State of Maine Health & Environmental Testing Laboratory, Augusta, ME 

Scientific/Medical Editing Experience

Feb. – present   Write Science Right, Las Vegas, NV

Aug. – present    BioMed Proofreading, Cleveland, OH

Feb. – June  Ivy Editing, Shanghai, China 

Consulting/GrantWriting Experience

Jan. – present   Skybridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Portland, OR 

Grant Review Experience

Parkinson’s UK, London, UK previously named the Parkinson’s Disease Society 

Manuscript PeerReview Experience

Behavioural Brain Research

Brain Research

ChemicalBiological Interactions

Drug & Alcohol Dependence under supervision of John Crabbe, Ph.D.

Genes, Brain, and Behavior

Journal of Neuroscience under supervision of S. Paul Berger, M.D.

Journal of Neural Transmission

Lancet under supervision of S. Paul Berger, M.D.

Neuropharmacology

Recent Patents on CNS Drug Discovery 

Teaching Assistant Experience

Statistics PSY

Research Methods with Laboratory PSY  

Environmental Psychology PSY 

Memory and Cognition PSY 

Physiological Psychology PSY 

Biological Basis of Behavior PSY 

Neuroanatomy with Laboratory PSY 

 

Affiliations

 Psi Chi

  • Graduate Women’s Association, ASU
  •  Sigma Xi

     Society for the Teaching of Psychology

    present Society for Neuroscience

    present International Behavioral Neuroscience Society

    present  Faculty Women’s Association, UTHSCSA

    present San Antonio Chapter, Society for Neuroscience 

    Honors and Awards

     Certificate of Completion, year Preparing Future Faculty Program

  • Honorable Mention for Oral Presentation, th Annual Life, Earth, and Social Science Graduate Research Symposium
  •  Society for Neuroscience Chapters/Eli Lilly Graduate Student Travel Award Nominee for Arizona/Tempe Chapter

     Honorable Mention for Research Project, ASU Office of the VicePresident for Research and Economic Affairs and the Graduate and Professional Student Association Research Grant Program

     Graduate Student Travel Award, International Behavioral Neuroscience Society

     Presidential Travel Award, International Behavioral Neuroscience Society.  This Award recognizes young scholars at early stages of their careers who not only have made an impact in behavioural neuroscience but also have significantly contributed to the success of the Society.

     nd Place Poster Presentation Award for the postdoctoral fellow & junior faculty category, Center for Biomedical Neuroscience th Annual Retreat, $ award 

    Grant Support

    / Sigma Xi GrantinAid of Research, $

    Role: PI

    // NRSA Institutional Research Training Grant TDA, stipend support

    “Biological Basis of DrugSeeking Behavior”

    Role: Postdoctoral Trainee

    // SBIR RNS, $,

    “Evaluating BMY as an antidyskinesia treatment in the OHDA rat model of Parkinson's Disease”

    Role: Consultant and GrantWriter

    // San Antonio Area Foundation, $,

    “Testing drug treatments for LDOPA’s side effects in an animal model of Parkinson’s disease”

    Role: PI 

    Invention

    P. MA, Berger SP. BMY in the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and druginduced side effects to reduce LDOPAinduced dyskinesias in Parkinson’s Disease. U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. /,. 

    Related Press Releases

    Modie, J Nov. , Cough medicine fights dyskinesias in Parkinson’s: OHSU study also shows drug tested for schizophrenia reduced levodopa side effect. Available at:  

    Publications

    Castañeda E, Fleming S, P. MA, Boat K, Moffett J, Stachowiak EK, Bloom DC, & Stachowiak MK Assessment of recovery in the hemiparkinson rat: Druginduced rotation is inadequate. Physiology and Behavior, : .

    P. MA, Brudney EG, Putterman DB, Meshul CK, Johnson SW, & Berger SP Sigma ligands, but not NmethylDaspartate antagonists, reduce levodopainduced dyskinesias. NeuroReport, : .

    P. MA, Foley K, Brudney EG, Meshul CK, Johnson SW, Berger SP. The sigma antagonist BMY inhibits LDOPAinduced abnormal involuntary movements by a WAYsensitive mechanism. Psychopharmacology Berlin : .

    P. MA, Marsh ST, Hutchings JE, Castañeda E. Amphetamineevoked rotation requires newlysynthesized dopamine at days but not day after intranigral OHDA and is consistently dissociated from sensorimotor behavior. Behavioural Brain Research, : .

    P. MA, Anderson A, Lewis JR, Meshul CK, Johnson SW, Berger SP. MK inhibits LDOPAinduced abnormal involuntary movements only at doses that worsen parkinsonism. Neuropharmacology, : .

    P. MA, Macheda T, Martinez A, Meshul CK, Johnson SW, Giuffrida A, Berger SP. Antidyskinesia effect of dextromethorphan, but not amantadine, is sensitive to WAY in the OHDA rat. Eur J Neuroscience, under revision

    Eheart D, P. MA, Baran S, Wright R, Conrad CD, Castañeda E. Sex differences in the physiological and neurotoxic effects of MDMA: hyperthermia does not exacerbate neurotoxicity. in preparation

    P. MA, Lewis JR, Meshul CK, Johnson SW, Berger SP. The HTA agonist flesinoxan suppresses LDOPAinduced abnormal involuntary movement without exacerbating parkinsonism in the OHDA rat. in preparation 

    Published Research Abstracts/Poster Presentations

    P. MA, Maher PA, Castañeda E, Stachowiak MK Subcellular Localization of FGFR May Determine its Mitogenic or Differentiating Action. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, : .

    P. MA, Maher PA, Moffett J, Castañeda E, Bloom DC, Stachowiak MK Regulation of Proliferation, Growth, and Survival of Neural Cells by FGF and FGFR. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, : .

    P. MA, Maher PA, Moffett J, Castañeda E, Bloom DC, Stachowiak MK Regulation of Proliferation, Differentiation, and Survival of PC cells by FGF and FGFR. Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts of the International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience, vol .

    P. MA, Maher PA, Moffett J, Castañeda E, Bloom DC, Stachowiak MK Regulation of Cell Cycle, Differentiation, and Survival of PC Cells by FGF and FGFR. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, : .

    Avila I, Manfredsson F, Austin S, Chavez C, P. MA, Tran RK, Castañeda E, Bloom DC Gene Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease: Parametric Study of HSV/βgal Expression in the Rat Brain. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online.

    Avila I, Tran RK, Austin S, Manfredsson F, Banerjee N, Chavez C, P. MA, Castañeda E, Bloom DC Retrograde and Anterograde Axonal Transport in the Nigrostriatal Pathway of Herpes Simplex Virus Type Mutant Defective in the Immediate Early Gene Encoding ICP. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online.

    P. MA, Austin SA, Castañeda, E Differential Sensitivity of AmphetamineEvoked Rotational Behavior to Dopamine Synthesis Blockade Early Versus Late after Unilateral Intranigral OHDA. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online.

    P. MA, Marsh ST, Castañeda E Differential Sensitivity of AmphetamineEvoked Rotational Behavior to Dopamine Synthesis Blockade after Cortical versus Nigral Damage. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online.

    Eheart D, P. MA, Cranston K, Baran S, Conrad CD, Castañeda E Gender differences in the neurotoxic effects of MDMA: Effects of LHTP treatment. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online.

    Hutchings JE, P. MA, Castañeda E Behavioral asymmetries immediately after unilateral nigral or cortical damage. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online.

    Marsh ST, P. MA, Castañeda E Behavioral changes after unilateral nigral or cortical damage in the rat. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online.

    P. MA, Castañeda E Effects of dopamine synthesis blockade on amphetamineevoked behavior after unilateral nigral or cortical damage in the rat. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online.

    P. MA, Hutchings J, Marsh S, Castañeda, E Differential Sensitivity of AmphetamineEvoked Rotational Behavior to Dopamine Synthesis Blockade Early After Unilateral Nigrostriatal or Cortical Damage and its Relevance to Recovery of Function. Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts of the International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience, vol Online.

    P. MA, Brudney EG, Putterman DB, Anderson A, Johnson SW, Berger SP Glutamatergic and nicotinic mechanisms of LDOPAinduced dyskinesias in the hemiparkinson rat. Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts of the Oregon Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, vol .

    P. MA, Brudney EG, Putterman DB, Anderson A, Johnson SW, Berger SP Glutamatergic and nicotinic mechanisms of LDOPAinduced dyskinesias in the hemiparkinson rat. Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts of the International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience, vol Online.


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