Elisa Na, Ph.D.
Core Undergraduate Psychology Faculty
Doctors Degree or Equivalent, The University of Iowa
B.S., University of Washington
Using Transgenic Mouse Models; Epigenetic and Neurobiological Bases of Obesity; Behavioral Food Response
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
Neurocognitive impairments and the role of MeCP2 in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Woodcock Institute Research Grant | $12,000.00 | 2020