Assistant Professor, Evelyn F Mcknight Brain Institute
Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Assistant Professor, BIO5 Institute
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP
PhD: Neuroscience, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Broad Interests: Neuroscience and Stem Cell BiologySpecific Interests: Aging and Neurodegeneration, Role of endogenous neural stem cells in development and disease, Graft-host interactions after neural transplantation, Central nervous system plasticity and regeneration, Disease modeling using patient-specific iPS cells and their derivatives
Corenblum, M. J., Flores, A. J., Badowski, M., Harris, D. T., & Madhavan, L. (2015). Systemic human CD34(+) cells populate the brain and activate host mechanisms to counteract nigrostriatal degeneration. Regenerative medicine, 10(5), 563-77.
Madhavan, L., Daley, B. F., Davidson, B. L., Boudreau, R. L., Lipton, J. W., Cole-Strauss, A., Steece-Collier, K., & Collier, T. J. (2015). Sonic Hedgehog Controls the Phenotypic Fate and Therapeutic Efficacy of Grafted Neural Precursor Cells in a Model of Nigrostriatal Neurodegeneration. PloS one, 10(9), e0137136.
Paumier, K. L., Sortwell, C. E., Madhavan, L., Terpstra, B., Celano, S. L., Green, J. J., Imus, N. M., Marckini, N., Daley, B., Steece-Collier, K., & Collier, T. J. (2015). Chronic amitriptyline treatment attenuates nigrostriatal degeneration and significantly alters trophic support in a rat model of parkinsonism. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 40(4), 874-83.
Samar Iftikhar, 2017, "How do we study Parkinson’s disease?"