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Assistant Professor
Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders
SIU School of Medicine

Office:  217-545-6988
E-mail: ehascup@siumed.edu

 

Research Interests

  • Neurotransmitter regulation in Alzheimer’s disease
  • Normal and abnormal cognitive aging
  • Diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Pharmacotherapy for Alzheimer’s disease

Education and Training

2012-2013Research Associate at SIU School of Medicine
2009-2011Post-Doctoral Fellow at McGill University
2008-2009Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Karolinska Institute
2007Ph.D. in Anatomy and Neurobiology from the University of Kentucky
2001-2002Post-Baccalaureate Scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory
2001B.S. (Honors) Biochemistry from Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Biography

Dr. Hascup has a B.S. from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky.  She completed two international Post-Doctoral Fellows at the Karolinska Institute and McGill University before joining the CADRD team at SIU School of medicine in 2012.  Dr. Hascup became an Assistant Professor in the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Department of Neurology at SIU School of Medicine in 2013 and has a cross-appointment with the Department of Pharmacology.  Her primary research evaluates glutamatergic neurotransmission influence on and regulation of Alzheimer’s disease through cognitive evaluation, in vivo electrochemistry, and immunohistochemistry.

Dr. Hascup has given presentations at several national and international conferences including the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, the International mGluR Meeting, the Winter Conference on Brain Research, the Institute of Biological Engineering Meeting, and Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience International Conference, and the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Workshop on Neuropsychopharmacology for Young Scientist.  She has also authored several peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and has served as a member on grant review committees.

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Upcoming Events

Memory Loss Conference 2014

Friday, Nov 21, 2014
for professionals

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
for family care partners, general public

Crowne Plaza Hotel
3000 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL
217-545-7181

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Recent Events

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
7th Annual Scientific Conference on Healthy Brain Aging:
Alzheimer's Disease Risk & Protective Factors
Springfield, IL

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Healthy Brain Aging - A Community Education Program
Springfield, IL