Elisa Na, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Core Undergraduate Psychology Faculty

Elisa Na, Ph.D.

Contact

ena@twu.edu
940-898-2307
CFO 810

Website

Education

Doctors Degree or Equivalent, The University of Iowa
B.S., University of Washington

Research Interests

Using Transgenic Mouse Models; Epigenetic and Neurobiological Bases of Obesity; Behavioral Food Response

Latest Articles

Sustained effects of rapidly acting antidepressants require BDNF-dependent MeCP2 phosphorylation
Nature Neuroscience (2021)
Ji-Woon Kim, Anita E. Autry, Elisa S. Na, Ege Kavalali, Lisa M. Monteggia

Decreased sensitivity to the anorectic effects of leptin in mice that lack a Pomc-specific neural enhancer
PLoS ONE (2020)
Elisa S. Na, Daniel D. Lam, Eva Yokosawa, Jessica M. Adams, Malcolm J. Low

D-cycloserine improves synaptic transmission in an animal model of Rett syndrome.
PLoS ONE (2017)
Elisa Na, H DeJesus-Cortes, Z D Kabir, W Jieqi, V Ramesh

Impact of DNMT1 and DNMT3a forebrain knockout on depressive- and anxiety like behavior in mice.
Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (2016)
Michael J Morris, Elisa S Na, Anita E Autry, Lisa M Monteggia

Internally Funded Projects

Understanding the relationship between obesity and depression using mouse models
GOV-Texas Woman's University | $10,000.00 | 2021
Research Grant

Neurocognitive impairments and the role of MeCP2 in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Woodcock Institute Research Grant | $12,000.00 | 2020
Research Grant