Xinyun Lu

Department Chair

Xinyun Lu

Department Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

The Graduate School

Department of The Graduate School

Other Duties

GRA Eminent Scholar Chair in Transl Neuroscience, Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

  • CA 3006


  • Ph.D., Pharmacology and Toxicology Washington State University, 1998

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURO 9210

    Inv of a Problem in Neuro
  • NURO 8082

    Neuroscience II


Selected Recent Publications

  • Chronic basal forebrain activation improves spatial memory, boosts neurotrophin receptor expression, and lowers BACE1 and Aβ42 levels in the cerebral cortex in mice., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Increased intrinsic and synaptic excitability of hypothalamic POMC neurons underlies chronic stress-induced behavioral deficits., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Activation of a novel α(2A)AR-spinophilin-cofilin axis determines the effect of α(2) adrenergic drugs on fear memory reconsolidation., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sex Differences in Adipose Tissue Distribution Determine Susceptibility to Neuroinflammation in Mice With Dietary Obesity., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Lower adiponectin levels as a predictor of depressive symptoms in African-American males with schizophrenia., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal