Simone Woodruff

  • Current Program Year: MS2
  • M.D./Ph.D. Program Students, School of Medicine


Research interests: Neurodegeneration from disease and aging, glial-neuronal interactions

Clinical interests: Neurology, neurosurgery, geriatrics

Education and training

    • B.S., 2019, University of California, Riverside


Selected publications

  • Nguyen AQ, Koeppen J, Woodruff S, Mina K, Figueroa Z, Ethell IM. (2020) Astrocytic ephrin-B1 controls synapse formation in the hippocampus during learning and memory. Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience, 12(10). DOI: 10.3389/fnsyn.2020.00010.
  • Koeppen J, Nguyen AQ, Nikolakopoulou AM, Garcia M, Hanna S, Woodruff S, Figueroa Z, Obenaus A, Ethell IM. (2018) Functional consequences of synapse remodeling following astrocyte-specific regulation of ephrin-B1 in the adult hippocampus. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(25), 5710-5726 (cover image). DOI: 10.1523/jneurosci.3618-17.2018.
  • Nguyen AQ, Sutley S, Koeppen J, Mina K, Woodruff S, Hanna S, Vengala A, Hickmott P, Obenaus A, Ethell IM. (2020) Astrocytic ephrin-B1 controls excitatory-inhibitory balance in developing hippocampus. Journal of Neuroscience, 40 (36) 6854-6871. DOI: 10.1523/jneurosci.0413-20.2020.


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