University of Toledo researcher awarded $3.38 million to study

impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on the brain

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Thanks in part to nationally funded and recognized research, University of Toledo researchers are studying how the human brain protects the body’s computing center from cellular damage due to injury or illness.

  • Dr. Gretchen Tietjen, UT chair of neurology has been recognized nationally for her research in neurology, focused on migraines and headache pain. She is a recipient of the Stroke Innovation Award from Stroke, the medical journal of the American Heart Association, and the Seymour Solomon Research Lecture Award.
  • Dr. Noor Pirzada, UT professor of neurology, serves as the vice chair of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
  • Dr. Marthe Howard received over $2.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the anatomical-functional mapping of enteric neural circuits.
  • Dr. Joshua Jin-Hyouk Park received $227,250 from the National Institutes of Health to take a closer look at how a common additive could reverse brain cell damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease.
  • UT’s student researchers are recognized nationally for their research to develop the next generation of preventative techniques and therapeutic treatments to treat stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and PTSD.