“Estrogens and Memory” published by Oxford University Press!

Dr. Frick’s edited book on estrogens and memory is now available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or the Oxford University Press website!

This book is a compendium of chapters from the world’s leading researchers who study the effects of estrogens on memory and brain function in species ranging from rodents to humans. The topics cover both basic research and clinical studies to provide a translational perspective on the role that estrogens play in regulating memory throughout the lifespan.

Miranda Schwabe wins Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid for Research!

Graduate student Miranda Schwabe has been awarded a Grant-in-Aid for Research from the scientific research honor society Sigma Xi.  This $1,000 grant will be used for Miranda’s Masters project to understand the role of the nucleus reuniens of the thalamus in mediating memory on its own and in concert with the medial prefrontal cortex and dorsal hippocampus.  Congratulations Miranda!

Frick lab’s Estrigenix collaboration profiled on WTMJ-TV

Dr. Frick’s collaboration with colleagues at Marquette University and Concordia University Wisconsin to develop new ERbeta-specific drugs for relieving menopausal symptoms and reducing dementia risk was profiled on TMJ4 News and in a more detailed interview on Facebook. The collaboration has spawned a new company, Estrigenix Therapeutics, Inc., whose mission is to license these compounds for pharmaceutical development.  Dr. Frick is a co-founder and the Chief Scientific Officer of Estrigenix.