Jaclyn Dunphy

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Jaclyn Dunphy
BS, Biology
Xavier University
Cincinnati, OH
MS, Biological Sciences: Neuroscience
Kent State University
Kent, OH
PhD Student in Neuroscience
Philip Haydon, PhD, Adviser

 

 

Traumatic brain injury is a major risk factor for the development of epilepsy.  I am interested in understanding how the disruption in signaling between neurons and glial cells allows the synchronous excitability seen during seizure activity.  I am evaluating how attenuated gliotransmission from astrocytes affects the frequency and severity of seizures after injury through the use of continuous video-EEG recordings.

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