Oscar Alcoreza's Dissertation Defense (5/3/2021): Modulating System xc- Activity As A Treatment For Epilepsy
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Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, M.D. Candidate
Virginia Tech Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health, Ph.D. Candidate
Boston University School of Medicine, M.S., Medical Sciences
College of William and Mary, B.S., Biology
Graduate Research Assistant, Sontheimer Lab and Center for Glial Biology in Health, Disease, and Cancer
Harold Sontheimer, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
- Susan Campell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech
- Aashit Shah, M.D., Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, and Chief of Neurology, Carilion Clinic
- Michelle Olsen, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, School of Neuroscience, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellow 2017 – 2018
Alcoreza O. Sulfasalazine as a treatment for acquired epilepsy. Poster p0122. Interactive Congress Programme iPlanner. Barcelona, Spain: 32nd International Epilepsy Congress, 2017.
Alcoreza O. Sulfasalazine as a treatment for acquired epilepsy. Program No. 373.08.2018 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience. Abstract for Poster Presentation.
Alcoreza O, Tewari BP, Bouslog A, Savoia A, Sontheimer H, Campbell SL. Sulfasalazine decreases mouse cortical hyperexcitability. Epilepsia. 2019;60(7):1365-1377. doi: 10.1111/epi.16073. PMID: 31211419
Alcoreza OB. Science Literacy in the Age of (Dis)Information: A Public Health Concern. Acad Med. 2021 Feb 1;96(2):e12. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003848. PMID: 33181523.
Alcoreza OB, Patel DC, Tewari BP, Sontheimer H. Dysregulation of Ambient Glutamate and Glutamate Receptors in Epilepsy: An Astrocytic Perspective. Front Neurol. 2021 Mar 22;12:652159. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.652159. PMID: 33828523