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College of Natural and Social Sciences

Department of Biological Sciences

Amelia Russo-Neustadt
Full-time Faculty


Office: LKH 217
Phone: (323) 343-2074
FAX: (323) 343-6451
Email: arusson@calstatela.edu


TEACHING INTERESTS

Instruction in cell/molecular biology and neurobiology. Courses taught: Cell biology, Neurobiology of Development, Neuroanatomy, Animal Physiology and Neurobiology of Aging Seminar.

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

My current research focus involves the study of physical activity and antidepressant treatment interactions in the brain. Our studies seek to reveal the mechanisms of growth factor regulation and behavioral/functional recovery resulting from these interactions.

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PUBLICATIONS

Publication Title Publication Date
Yang D., Chen M.J., Russo-Neustadt A, Antidepressants are neuroprotective against nutrient deprivation stress in rat hippocampal neurons. Eur J. Neurosci 36(5): 2573-87, 2012  2012 
Patel, N.J., Chen, M.J. and Russo-Neustadt, A., Norepinephrine and nitric oxide promote cell survival signaling in hippocampal neurons. Eur J. Pharmacol. 633 (1-3) 1-9. 2010.  2010 
Chen, M.J. and Russo-Neustadt, A., Running exercise-induced up-regulation of hippocampal brain-derived neurotrophic factor is CREB-dependent. Hippocampus 19(10) 962-72, 2009.  2009 
Arunrut, T., Alejandre, H., Harper, R., Cha, J. and Russo-Neustadt, A., Differential behavioral and neurochemical effects of exercise, reboxetine and citalopram with the forced swim test. Life Sci 84(17-18) 584-9, 2009  2009 
Haack, D., Loo, H.L., Cho, J., Chen, M.J. and Russo-Neustadt, A., Exercise reverses chronic stress-induced Bax oligomer formation in the cerebral cortex. Neurosci Lett 438(3) 290-94, 2008.  2008 

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

MD Medicine 1990
 University of California, Irvine
 Irvine, CA

PhD Pharmacology 1988
 University of California, Irvine
 Irvine, CA

BS Chemistry 1983
 Chapman University
 Orange, CA

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COURSE LIST

Biol380 01 Cell Biology  TR 8:25 - 9:40 AM Fall 2011 BS244 

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OFFICE HOURS

Day Time
MONDAY 10 - 11 AM 
TUESDAY  
WEDNESDAY 10 - 11 AM 
THURSDAY  
FRIDAY  
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This document was last updated on 04/04/07