Headshot portrait of Kiana Brown - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Carla Shatz, Biology and Neurobiology

Kiana Brown's research in Dr. Shatz's lab investigates the effects of the soluble protein PirB on synaptic plasticity in the mouse brain and its use as a potential therapeutic for Alzheimer's disease.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 27, 2014:

Is There an Early Effect of APP/PS1 Mutation on Dendritic Spines?

Kiana Brown1,2, Richie Sapp1,2, Taeho Kim1,2, George S. Vidal1,2, Carla Shatz1,2
[Departments of Biology1 and Neurobiology2, Stanford University]