Deena Damschroder

Deena Damschroder

Deena Damschroder

Office Address

5275 Scott

Position Title

Ph.D. Candidate

Areas of Interest

Elevating NAD+ levels rescue the exercise capacity of a Drosophila model of Barth syndrome

Publications

  1. Xu P, Damschroder D, Zhang M, Ryall KA, Adler PN, Saucerman JJ, Wessells RJ, Yan Z. Atg2, Atg9 and Atg18 in mitochondrial integrity, cardiac function and healthspan in Drosophila. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2019 Feb;127:116-124. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2018.12.006. PMID: 30571977
  2. Damschroder D*, Cobb T*, Sujkowski A, Wessells R. (2018). Drosophila Endurance Training and Assessment of Its Effects on Systemic Adaptations. Bio-protocol 8(19): e3037. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3037. (*share first authorship)
  3. Damschroder D, Reynolds C, Wessells R. Drosophila tafazzin mutants have impaired exercise capacity. Physiol Rep. 2018 Feb;6(3). doi: 10.14814/phy2.13604. PMID: 29405656

Awards & Honors

  • Wayne State University, 3 Minute Thesis Competition March 2019 - 1st place
  • Department of Physiology 3 Minute Thesis Competion January 2019 - 1st Place
  • American Heart Association Predoctural Fellowship Grant (2019-2020)

 

Education

B.A. - Arcadia University

Advisor

Robert Wessells, Ph.D.

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