NEUROSCIENCE GRADUATE STUDENTS

Denisse Paredes

 
Denisse Paredes

Hometown

San Pedro Sula, Honduras


Education

BS, Neuroscience
BA, Psychology

Trinity University - San Antonio, Texas


Lab Association

David Morilak, Ph.D.


Hobbies and Interests

Music, reading, writing, running and Thai food


Research

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.



• Accomplishments, Awards and Honors •

ACL&M Travel Scholarship Award - March 2017



• Books and 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



• Lectures, Posters and Presentations •

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)