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Department

Neuroscience

Denisse Paredes

Graduate Student

Personal Statement:

Denisse is interested in studying the underlying biological mechanisms of stress-related psychiatric disorders such as depression. Specifically, she wants to study potential interventions that could improve the effects of psychotherapy.
Hometown
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Lab Association
David Morilak, Ph.D.
Hobbies and Interests
Music, reading, writing, running, and Thai food.


Education

BS, Neuroscience
BA, Psychology
Trinity University - San Antonio, Texas

Awards & Accomplishments

ACL&M Travel Scholarship Award – March 2017

News

UTHSCSA Pharmacology Graduate Student Symposium – San Antonio, Texas – October, 2015
Science Communication and Outreach Symposium – San Antonio, Texas – September, 2015
Role of α-1 Receptors in the medial prefrontal cortex on the therapeutic effects of extinction learning in rats (Poster)
UTHSCSA Center for Biomedical Sciences (CBN) Retreat – San Antonio, Texas – May, 2015
Effects of chronic unpredictable stress and chronic cold stress on cognitive flexibility in female rats (Poster)
Modeling cognitive therapy in the rat: fear extinction reverses chronic stress-induced cognitive inflexibility and coping style choice (Poster)
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting – Chicago, Illinois – October, 2015
Effects of chronic unpredictable stress and chronic cold stress on cognitive flexibility in female rats (Poster)
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting – San Diego, California – November, 2013
White matter asymmetry of the superior longitudinal fasciculus and gray matter asymmetry of the parietal operculum and planum temporale in chimpanzees (Poster)

Publications

Fucich, EA., Paredes, D. and Morilak, DA. (2016) Therapeutic Effects of Extinction Learning as a Model of Exposure Therapy in Rats Neuropsychopharmacology Dec;41(13):3092-3102