Samantha is investigating novel signaling mechanisms in the prefrontal cortex that may underlay the pathology induced by chronic stress that accounts for stress-induced cognitive deficits, and may also underlay the mechanisms of therapeutic efficacy for new pharmacologic treatment approaches for stress-related psychiatric disorders.
David Morilak, Ph.D.
Hobbies and Interests
Trying new restaurants, playing the bass guitar, playing video games, reading, and baking.
BS, Chemistry Psychology and Math/Computer Science Minors
New York University - New York, New York
Awards & Accomplishments
14th Annual Center for Biomedical Neuroscience Retreat – San Antonio, TX. – May 2016 Adler, S.M., Patton, M.S., Morilak, D.A., and Girotti, M. : A Role for JAK2 Signaling in Ketamine-Induced mTOR Activation in the Orbitofrontal Cortex (Poster)
Adler, S.M. and Schmauss, C. (2016) Cognitive Deficits Triggered by Early Life Stress: The Role of Histone Deacetylase 1. Neurobiol Dis. Oct;94:1-9 Doi: 10.1016/j.nb.2016.05.018