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Marcia Gordon, PH.D.

Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY

Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY

Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology

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Contacts
Email: mgordon@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-9926
Office: ALZ, 443
Mailing address USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute 4001 E. Fletcher Ave.
Tampa, FL 33613
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Education
  • PHD, Molecular Biology, University Of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States - 1985.
  • B.S., Psychobiology, University of Southern California, USA - 1978.
 
Interdisciplinary & Emerging Signature Programs
Cellular and Molecular Biology, Neurodegenerative Disease, Neuroscience.
 
Research Summary

* Experimental therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease using animal models
* Role of glial cells and neuroinflammation in neurodegeneration
* Development of neuroprotective therapeutics

 


Selected Publications

Positions Held
  • Professor (Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of South Florida 2005 - 2006)
  • Associate Professor (Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of South Florida 2000 - 2005)
  • Assistant Professor (Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of South Florida 1994 - 2000)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor (Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of South Florida 1992 - 1994)
  • Research Assistant Professor (School of Gerontology, University of Southern California 1989 - 1992)
  • Postgraduate Researcher (Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 1985 - 1989)

Memberships
  • Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART (Member, 2014 - Present)
  • Alliance of Women Alzheimer's Researchers (AWARE) (Member, 2014 - Present)
  • American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • Society for Neuroscience (member, 1980 - Present)


Awards/Honors
  • Silver Performance Award for Outstanding Contributions (University of South Florida Health - 2007)
  • Travel Award (University of Michigan Claude D. Pepper Geriatrics Research and Training Center - 1992)
  • Travel Award (American Society of Neurochemistry - 1989)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (Brain Research Institute and Department of Anatomy, University of California at Los Angeles - 1987)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (Mental Retardation Research Center, University of California at Los Angeles - 1985)
  • Predoctoral Fellowship (Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California - 1982)
  • Teaching Assistant Fellowship (Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California - 1978)



Lectures
  • "Monocytes, Gene Therapy and Alzheimer’s Disease" USF Dept of Molecular Medicine. FL, United States - 2013.
  • "Monocytes as Gene Therapy Vectors in Models of Alzheimers Disease" University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Physiology. TX, United States - 2010.
  • "Use of monocytes to deliver gene therapy treatment in transgenic mouse models of amyloid deposition" USF-Byrd Center Symposium . FL, United States - 2008.
  • "Immunotherapy for Alzheimers Disease" Center for Aging and Brain Repair, University of South Florida. FL, United States - 2008.
  • "Genetics and Heredity" University of South Florida, Division of Comparative Biomedicine. FL, United States - 2008.
  • "Use of monocytes to deliver gene therapy treatment in transgenic mouse models of amyloid deposition" -US International Alzheimers Disease Symposium. FL, United States - 2008.

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