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Associate Professor


Office : Collier 316
Lab : Collier 320
Phone : 610-861-1426
Email : foxc at moravian dot edu


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

Research Interests

Protection of the nigrostriatal pathway, antioxidant and growth factor (DNSP-11) therapy in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders; neurobiology of aging

Selected Publications

Halasz S., R. Stowell, and C.M. Fox "DNSP-11 is protective in the MPP+ and TaClo models of Parkinson's disease." In preparation.

McCambridge T., J. daSilva, N. Hadeed, and C.M. Fox "Dietary selenium protects dopamine levels and has the potential to improve motor behavior in the 6-hydroxydopamine rodent." In preparation.

Fox C.M. 2015. "Developing the next generation of civic-minded neuroscience scholars: Incorporating service learning and advocacy throughout a neuroscience program." Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 14(1):A23–A28.

photo of Prof. Fox and student Mary Spencer

Fox C.M. 2014. "Engaging neuroscience undergraduates in advocacy." Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Quarterly 2(2):3–5.

Fox C.M. 2010. "Cow brains and sheep brains and rat brains, oh my! Using service learning to educate the public about the benefits of animal research." Research Saves 2(10):24–25.

Fox C.M. 2007. "Brain Awareness Day: Integrating service with classroom instruction in neuroscience." Journal of College Science Teaching 37(2): 40-45.

Mueller S., M. Drost, and C.M. Fox 2007. "Dietary and intraperitoneal administration of selenium provide comparable protection in the 6-hydroxydopamine lesion rat model of Parkinson’s disease."IMPULSE 2:1–10.

Fox C.M. 2004 "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.