2017

December 14, 2017: Krystle Trosclair was awarded a Malcolm Feist Predoctoral Fellowship by the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at LSUHSC, which will fund her thesis research on the role of Kv1.1 potassium channels in the heart.

October 28, 2017: Kaitlin Crane won first place at the Medical Student Research Symposium for her poster presentation on behavioral abnormalities in Kv1.1 knockout mice.

September 30, 2017: Our research on sudden death in epilepsy was highlighted in a newspaper article in The Shreveport Times.

July 7, 2017: Stephanie Villalba successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation entitled "The role of pharmacogenetics in the treatment of neurocardiac dysfunction in two mouse models of epilepsy."

July 1, 2017: The Glasscock lab was awarded a 4-year research grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund a study of “Neurocardiac mechanisms of epilepsy with high risk of SUDEP.”

May 31, 2017: Hemangini Dhaibar was awarded an Ike Muslow Predoctoral Fellowship to fund her thesis project examining the role of respiratory abnormalities in the Knca1-null mouse model of SUDEP.

May 26, 2017: Krystle Trosclair passed her preliminary and qualifying exams to officially become a PhD doctoral candidate.

May 5, 2017: Hemangini Dhaibar won 1st place senior student poster presentation and Krystle Trosclair won 2nd place oral presentation at the annual LSU Graduate Research Day.

April 1, 2017: The Glasscock lab was awarded a 5-year research grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund a study of “Respiratory mechanisms of epilepsy with high risk of SUDEP,” which you can learn more about in this video.

February 1, 2017: Krystle Trosclair was awarded a travel award to the American Association of Anatomists (AAA) Annual Meeting at the Experimental Biology Conference in Chicago, IL on April 22-25. She was also selected as a Poster Award finalist for an AAA Graduate Student Poster Presentation Award.

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