Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Chris Brown: Neurology, University of Pennsylvania

Grants/ Awards: 

  • University of Kentucky CCTS TL1 Predoctoral Fellowship (NCATS TL1TR000115) May 2015-May 2017ASCI/AAP Joint Meeting Travel Award, April 2015
  • Burroughs-Welcomme Travel Award, April 2017
  • AAN Travel Award, April 2018
  • ANA Travel Award, October 2018
Selected Publications: 
  • Brown, CA ;Jiang, Y.;Smith, CD ;Gold, BT "Age and Alzheimer's pathology disrupt default mode network functioning via alterations in white matter microstructure but not hyperintensities." Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior 104, (2018): 58-74. Available from: PMCID: 29758374
  • Brown CA, Johnson NF, Andeson-Mooney AJ, Jicha GA, Shaw LM, Trojanowski JQ, Van Eldik LJ, Schmitt FA, Smith CD, Gold BT. Development, validation, and application of a new fornix template for studies of aging and preclinical Alzheimer's disease. NeuroImage: Clinical. 2017. Available from: PMCID: 5137184
  • Brown CA, Karimi MK, Tian L, Flores H, Su Y, Tabbal SD, Loftin SK, Moerlein SM, Perlmutter JS. Validation of midbrain positron emission tomography measures for nigrostriatal neurons in macaques. Ann Neurol. 2013 Oct;74(4):602–10. Available from: PMCID: 23686841
  • Brown CA, Campbell MC, Karimi M, Tabbal SD, Loftin SK, Tian LL, Moerlein SM, Perlmutter JS. Dopamine pathway loss in nucleus accumbens and ventral tegmental area predicts apathetic behavior in MPTP-lesioned monkeys. Exp Neurol. 2012 Jul;236(1):190–7. Available from: PMCID: 22579525