Dana Ziegler, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience

  • Office: Coal Building, 820
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5412
  • E-mail: DanaZiegler@upike.edu

Gross Anatomy
Neuroscience
Anatomy, Histology & Radiographic Techniques
Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders, Neurological Disorders & Acquired Brain Injury

BA, Biology, Wesleyan University
PhD, Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Kentucky

Neural systems regulating stress responses by the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) axis. Role of stress neurocircuitry and glucocorticoid signaling in the brain in the development of Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Combining systems-level, cellular and molecular analyses: localized lesions (neurotoxic or immunotoxic), intracranial infusions, tract-tracing, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization.