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Recent CBN Grants

Dr. Michael Wenger and colleagues were awarded an R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health, "Characterizing the prevalence and nature of facial recognition deficits in non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy" (2023-2025).

Dr. Shanteri Singh was awarded a new RO1 grant from the National Institutes of Health, "A chemoenzymatic approach to accessing novel isoprenoid scaffolds" (2022-2026).

Dr. Ari Berkowitz was awarded a new grant from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, "Calcium imaging of multifunctional and behaviorally specialized spinal interneurons during swim, scratch, and flexion reflex motor patterns" (2021-2025).

Recent CBN Awards/Honors

Dr. Mikhail Kellawan won the John F. Perkins Jr. Research Career Enhancement Award from the American Physiological Society in 2024.

Shannon Wiser, a Ph.D. student with Dr. Michael Markham, was interviewed by the Journal of Experimental Biology in association with their 2024 article.

Selected Recent CBN Publications

Morris, M. M., Hao, Z.-Z., and Berkowitz, A. (2024) Electrophysiological activity of multifunctional and behaviorally specialized spinal neurons involved in swimming, scratching, and flexion reflex in turtles. eNeuro.0038-24.2024, doi:10.1523/ENEURO.0038-24.2024.

Bentz, A. B., George, E. M., Wolf, S. E., Rusch, D. B., Podicheti, R., Buechlein, A., Nephew, K. P., and Rosvall, K.A. (2021) Experimental competition induces immediate and lasting effects on the neurogenome in free-living female birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118: e201615411.

Berry-Kravis, E. M., Harnett, M. D., Reines, S. A., Reese, M. A., Ethridge, L. E. Outterson, A. H., Michalak, C., Furman, J., and Gurney, M. (2021) Benefit of BPN14770 for cognition, language, and daily function in adults with fragile x syndrome: A randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 2 clinical trial. Nature Medicine 27: 862-870.