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Associate Professor

Contact

Office : Collier 304
Lab : Collier 309
Phone : 610-861-1426
Email : foxc at moravian dot edu
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Education

B.S. in Biology, Manhattan College
Ph.D.Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Kentucky

Research Interests

Neurobiology of aging, neuroprotective effects of antioxidants in animal models of neurodegeneration. I plan to further define the scope of protection afforded by such antioxidants as α-tocopherol in the rat model of Parkinson's disease.

Selected Publications

Fox C.M.  Brain Awareness Day:  Integrating service with classroom instruction in
neuroscience.  Journal of College Science Teaching, accepted for publication

Mueller S, Drost M and Fox C.M.  2007. Dietary and intraperitoneal administration of
selenium provide comparable protection in the 6-hydroxydopamine lesion rat
model of Parkinson’s disease International Undergraduate Journal for Neuroscience, 2, 1-10. 

Fox C.M. "The positive outcomes of student involvement in Brain Awareness Day, 2004." Proceedings of the Best Practices in Higher Education, November issue: 19–21.

Fox C.M., D.M. Gash, M.K. Smoot and W.A. Cass. 2001. "Neuroprotective effects of GDNF against 6-OHDA in young and aged rats." Brain Research 896(1–2):56–63.

Fox C.M. and R. Alder. 2000. "Neural Mechanisms of Aging," Neuroscience for Rehabilitation, 2nd edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.