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Dane Clemenson, Ph.D.

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Dane Clemenson, Ph.D., Research Scientist

Ph.D., Biology 2012, UC San Diego
B.S., Cell and Developmental Biology, 2004
UC Santa Barbara

gclemens@uci.edu

PUBLICATIONS

  • Clemenson GD, Gage FH, CEL Stark (in press). Environmental enrichment and neuronal plasticity. In M. Chao, The oxford handbook of developmental neural plasticity. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Choi SH, Bylykbashi E, Chatila ZK, Lee SW, Pulli B, Clemenson GD, Kim E, Rompala A, Oram MK, Asselin C, Aronson J, Zhang C, Miller SJ, Lesinski A, Chen JW, Kim DY, van Praag H, Spiegelman BM, Gage FH, Tanzi RE (2018) Adult hippocampal neurogenesis plays a critical role in neurodegeneration and cognition in Alzheimer’s disease. Science, 361(6406)
  • Han J, Kim HJ, Schafer ST, Paquola A, Clemenson GD, Toda T, Oh J, Pankonin AR, Lee BS, Johnston ST, Sarkar A, Denli AM, Gage FH (2016) Functional implications of miR-19 in the migration of newborn neurons in the adult brain. Neuron, 91(1):79-89.
  • Clemenson GD & Stark CEL (2015). Virtual environmental enrichment through video games improves hippocampal-associated memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(49): 16116-16125; doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2580-15.2015.
  • Kim HJ, Denli AM, Wright R, Baul TD, Clemenson GD, Morcos AS, Zhao C, Schafer ST, Gage FH, Kagalwala MN (2015) REST regulates non-cell-autonomous neuronal differentiation and maturation of neural progenitor cells via secretogranin II. J Neurosci, 35(44):14872-84.
  • Clemenson GD, Deng W, Gage FH (2015) Environmental enrichment and neurogenesis: from mice to humans. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, (4):56-62.
  • Clemenson GD, Lee SW, Deng W, Barrera VR, Iwamoto K, Fanselow MS, Gage FH (2015) Enrichment rescues contextual discrimination deficit associated with immediate shock. Hippocampus, 25(3):385-92.
  • Aimone JB, Li Y, Lee SW, Clemenson GD, Deng W, Gage FH (2014) Regulation and function of adult neurogenesis: from genes to cognition. Physiol Rev, 94(4):991-1026.
  • Kim SH, Steele JW, Lee SW, Clemenson GD, Carter TA, Treuner K, Gadient R, Wedel P, Glabe C, Barlow C, Ehrlich ME, Gage FH, Gandy S (2014) Proneurogenic Group II mGluR antagonist improves learning and reduces anxiety in Alzheimer AB oligomer mouse. Mol Psychiatry, 19(11):1235-42.

EDUCATION & POSITIONS

2017 – Present

Project Scientist, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California, Irvine

Advisor: Craig E. L. Stark, Ph.D.

2014 – 2017 Neuroscience Advisor, The George Greenstein Institute
2013 – 2017

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Neurobiology, Learning & Memory, University of California, Irvine

Advisor: Craig E. L. Stark, Ph.D.

2012 – 2013

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Advisor: Fred H. Gage, Ph.D.

2007 – 2012

Graduate Student, Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Advisor: Fred H. Gage, Ph.D.

AWARDS

  • Roger W. Russell Scholar’s Award in the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 2016
  • Dean’s Early Career Research Excellence Award, 2015