Elizabeth Jansen

Ph.D. 1997

Thesis Title:

Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Macalester College

Major Advisor(s):

Walter Low, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:

  • Jansen EM, Solberg L, Underhill S, Wilson S, Cozzari C, Hartman BK, Faris PL, Low WC. Transplantation of fetal neocortex ameliorates sensorimotor and locomotor deficits following neonatal ischemic-hypoxic brain injury in rats, Exp Neurol. 1997;147(2):487-497.
  • Jansen EM, Low WC. Quantitative analysis of contralateral hemisphere hypertrophy and sensorimotor performance in adult rats following unilateral neonatal ischemic-hypoxic brain injury. Brain Res. 1996;708:93-99.                                                               
  • Jansen EM, Low WC. Long-term effects of neonatal ischemic-hypoxic brain injury on sensorimotor and locomotor tasks in rats. Behav Brain Res. 1996;78(2):189-94.
  • Blount JP, Kondoh T, Jansen EM, Pundt L, Low WC. Immunobiology of neural transplants and functional incorporation of grafted dopamine neurons. Behav Brain Sci. 1995;18:48-49.
  • Jansen EM, Low WC. Plasticity and Reorganization in Neural Injury and Neural Grafting.  In: Threats to Optimal Development: Integrating Biological, Psychological and Social Risk Factors, C.A. Nelson (Ed.), New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Press, 1994.
  • Jansen EM, Haycock DA, Ward SJ, Seybold VS. Distribution of cannabinoid receptors in rat brain determined with aminoalkylindoles. Brain Res. 1992;575:93-102.

Honors and Awards:

  • 1992 and 1995, President's Leadership and Service Award, University of Minnesota
  • 1993-1996, Individual Pre-Doctoral National Research Service Award, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
  • 1996, Patrick J Manning Research Award
Elizabeth Jansen