Katharine Babcock
Pre-Doctoral Trainee
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences
Dept of Anatomy & Neurobiology





Advisor: Ann McKee, MD

Research Summary: Katie is investigating potential mechanisms of blood-brain-barrier dysfunction and its relationship to neurodegeneration in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) using immunohistochemical and immunofluorescent techniques.

2019 BU Women’s Professional Development Committee: ARROWS Student Organization Grant
2019 Graduate Women in Science and Engineering Professional Development Grant
2019 Boston University Division of Graduate Medical Sciences: Travel award to present at the Experimental Biology Conference in Orlando, FL
2019 American Association of Anatomists: Travel award to present at the Experimental Biology Conference in Orlando, FL
2018 Boston University Division of Graduate Medical Sciences: Travel award to present at the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego, CA
2018 American Association of Anatomists: Travel award to present at the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego, CA
2018 $4,000 Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle Community Service Award
2018 American Association of Neuropathologists: Asao Hirano Award for the Best Clinico-Pathologic Paper in Neurodegeneration
2018 Boston University Graduate Medical Sciences Student Organization: Community Service Award
2014 National Academy of Sciences: Travel award to attend Sackler Series on Neuro Epigenetics, Washington, D.C.
2012 Neuroscience Club at Indiana University: Co-author and awardee of $5,000 Metz Grant to fund a public outreach initiative

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  1. Cherry JD, Babcock KJ, Goldstein LE. Repetitive Head Trauma Induces Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy by Multiple Mechanisms. Semin Neurol. 2020 08; 40(4):430-438.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32674181
     
  2. Minaeva O, Hua N, Franz ES, Lupoli N, Mian AZ, Farris CW, Hildebrandt AM, Kiernan PT, Evers LE, Griffin AD, Liu X, Chancellor SE, Babcock KJ, Moncaster JA, Jara H, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Guermazi A, Latour LL, McKee AC, Soto JA, Anderson SW, Goldstein LE. Nonhomogeneous Gadolinium Retention in the Cerebral Cortex after Intravenous Administration of Gadolinium-based Contrast Agent in Rats and Humans. Radiology. 2020 02; 294(2):377-385.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31769744; PMCID: PMC6996690; DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2019190461;
     
  3. Cherry JD, Mez J, Crary JF, Tripodis Y, Alvarez VE, Mahar I, Huber BR, Alosco ML, Nicks R, Abdolmohammadi B, Kiernan PT, Evers L, Svirsky S, Babcock K, Gardner HM, Meng G, Nowinski CJ, Martin BM, Dwyer B, Kowall NW, Cantu RC, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Stern RA, Farrer LA, McKee AC, Stein TD. Variation in TMEM106B in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2018 11 04; 6(1):115.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30390709; PMCID: PMC6215686; DOI: 10.1186/s40478-018-0619-9;
     
  4. Mez J, Solomon TM, Daneshvar DH, Murphy L, Kiernan PT, Montenigro PH, Kriegel J, Abdolmohammadi B, Fry B, Babcock KJ, Adams JW, Bourlas AP, Papadopoulos Z, McHale L, Ardaugh BM, Martin BR, Dixon D, Nowinski CJ, Chaisson C, Alvarez VE, Tripodis Y, Stein TD, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Kowall NW, Cantu RC, Stern RA, McKee AC. Assessing clinicopathological correlation in chronic traumatic encephalopathy: rationale and methods for the UNITE study. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2015; 7(1):62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26455775; PMCID: PMC4601147; DOI: 10.1186/s13195-015-0148-8;
     
  5. Stein TD, Montenigro PH, Alvarez VE, Xia W, Crary JF, Tripodis Y, Daneshvar DH, Mez J, Solomon T, Meng G, Kubilus CA, Cormier KA, Meng S, Babcock K, Kiernan P, Murphy L, Nowinski CJ, Martin B, Dixon D, Stern RA, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, McKee AC. Beta-amyloid deposition in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Acta Neuropathol. 2015 Jul; 130(1):21-34.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25943889; PMCID: PMC4529056; DOI: 10.1007/s00401-015-1435-y;
     

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