Pathology Graduate Training Program
Name: Erin Steer
Cellular and Molecular Pathology (CMP) -
Current Graduate Students
Lab Phone: 412-383-5380
Mentor Name: Charleen T. Chu, MD, PhD
Undergraduate Degree: B.A., Biology
Undergraduate Institution: Concordia College
Research Project Information
Mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection in genetic models of Parkinon's disease.
Publications / Achievements
E.K. Steer, S.J. Cherra 3rd, E.D. Plowey, J.W. Johnson, K. Kiselyov, C.T. Chu. Calcium dysregulation and mitochondrial autophagy in mutant LRRK2-induced neurite shortening (Oral Presentation) Society for Neuroscience (October, 2012) New Orleans, LA.
E.K. Steer, S.J. Cherra 3rd, C.T. Chu. Impact of adenosine signaling on mutant LRRK2 induced neurite injury (Poster) Experimental Biology (April, 2012) San Diego, CA.
- BGSA Symposium Poster Award, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
- Cellular Approaches to Tissue Engineering and Regeneration Training Program (T32 EB001026-08) Fellow, University of Pittsburgh McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, 2011