Funding Lorena Varela-Nallar
R-spondin signaling in the regulation of adult neural progenitor cells. FONDECYT 1190461. Principal Investigator.
Elucidating the mechanism by which Rab11 endosomes control BDNF transcriptional regulation and dendritic arborization in hippocampal neurons. FONDECYT 1221203. Co-investigator.
Epigenetic changes in the pathogenesis of dementia: contribution of environmental stressors. UNAB, DI-4-17/N. Associate Investigator.
Adult neurogenesis, hippocampal plasticity and memory: regulation by Wnt signaling. FONDECYT 1150933. Principal Investigator.
Role of PSD95 in NMDAR-mediated refinement of the neuronal structure and consolidation of fear memories. FONDECYT 1140301: Co-investigator.
Astrocyte-to-neuron communication in plasticity, learning and memory. UNAB, DI-603-14/N. Associate Investigator.
“A new platform to derive astrocytes from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from ALS patients and from ALS mouse transgenic models: evaluating if the toxic factors released by human and mouse astrocytes kill motoneurons trhrough a common pathogenic pathway”. CONICYT-DRI international grant Chile-EEUU. DRI USA 2013-0030. Co-Investigator.
Wnt receptors involved in the regulation of neurogenesis in the adult hippocampus – Searching for the roles of Wnt signaling cascades. FONDECYT 11110012. Principal Investigator.