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Sarah Jefferson

Sarah Jefferson

Class Year: G2


  • M.D./Ph.D. Program

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Biographical Information:

Hometown:  Harrisburg, PA


Undergraduate Education:  BS/10/Microbiology/Penn State University

Research Interests:

Research Interest:  (tba)

Advisor:  Bernhard Luscher, PhD

Graduate Program:  Neuroscience

Thesis:  (tba)

Description: (tba)

Meeting Presentations:

  • 2008
    Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA (poster)
  • 2011
    Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C. (poster)
  • 2012
    Society for Biological Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA (oral presentation)


Lancaster TS, Jefferson SJ, Korazick DH (2011) Local delivery of a PKCepsilon-activating Peptide Limits Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in the Aged Female Rat Heart Am J of Physiology Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology 301(5):R1242-9  PMCID:  PMC3213936

Tuckow AP, Jefferson SJ, Kimball SR, Jefferson LS (2011) Simvastatin represses protein synthesis in the muscle-derived CC cell line with a concomitant reduction in eukaryotic initiation factor 2B expression Am J of Physiology Endocrinology & Metabolism 300(3):E564-70  PMCID:  PMC3064004

Panganiban RPL, Pinkerton MH, Maru SY, Jefferson SJ, Roff AN, Ishmael FT (2012) Differential microRNA expression in asthma and the role of miR-1248 in regulation of IL-5 Am J Clin Exp Immunol 1(2):154-165  PMCID:  PMC3714196

Lancaster TS, Jefferson SJ, Hunter JC, Lopez V, Van Eyk JE, Lakatta EG, Korzick DH (2012) Quantitative proteomic analysis reveals novel mitochondrial targets of estrogen deficiency in the aged female rat heart Physiol Genomics 44(20):957-69  PMCID:  PMC3472466

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