Last Name

Kathryn Hixson

TitlePre-Doctoral Trainee
InstitutionBoston University
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-7999-6522
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Kathryn’s research is focused on understanding the dynamic gene regulation of inhibitory neurotransmission and how it is altered in neurological diseases, such as epilepsy. Her current focus includes looking at the results of permanently increased BDNF levels in the brain after seizures and how it affects the GABA-A receptor.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurodegeneration
  • p75
  • BDNF
  • GABA receptors
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Molecular Biology
  • Gene regulation
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Inhibition
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  1. Chen CD, Li H, Liang J, Hixson K, Zeldich E, Abraham CR. The anti-aging and tumor suppressor protein Klotho enhances differentiation of a human oligodendrocytic hybrid cell line. J Mol Neurosci. 2015 Jan; 55(1):76-90. PMID: 24907942.
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