Dr. Frick recently discussed menopausal symptoms and her company Estrigenix’s therapeutic solutions on the Beyond the Paper Gown podcast. Listen by clicking here!
Thank you Alzheimer’s Association!
Read a joint Press Release by UWM and the Alzheimer’s Association about our recent Alzheimer’s Association grant award!
Welcome Farah Abdelazim!
We are delighted to have had first year graduate student Farah Abdelazim join the lab this summer. Welcome Farah! We look forward to many exciting years working with you!
New grants in the Frick lab!
It was a busy spring, during which time several of the lab’s grant proposals were funded. Our new grants include:
- Alzheimer’s Association: “Novel estrogen receptor-selective agonists as therapeutics for AD”
- UWM Research Foundation Catalyst Grant: “Assessing EGX854 as a lead compound for alleviating hot flashes and improving memory”
- UWM Research Foundation Bridge Grant: “Estrigenix Therapeutics, Inc: Phase II–Moving next-generation estrogen treatments for menopause forward”
Many thanks to the Alzheimer’s Association and UWM Research Foundation for their support!
Congratulations Dr. Taxier!
Congratulations to Lisa Taxier for successfully earning her PhD! Lisa will be starting a new postdoc in early 2022 with Dr. Tom Kash at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. All the best for continued success at UNC and beyond!
Postdoc Kellie Gross recently left the lab to join Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center as a Grants Specialist. Good luck Kellie in your new position! We will miss you!
Aaron Fleischer wins Sigma Xi award!
Aaron Fleischer was awarded a 2021 Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid-of-Research for his project, “Effects of 17beta-estradiol on ERK signaling and dendritic spine density in the medial prefrontal cortex and associated brain regions of ovariectomized mice”. Congratulations Aaron!
Women’s Health Research @ Yale profiles the Frick lab’s work
Thanks to Women’s Health Research at Yale at the Yale School of Medicine for inviting Dr. Frick to speak at last month’s Psychiatry Grand Rounds. See their profile of the Frick lab’s work.
Dr. Frick and Lisa Taxier profiled by the Alzheimer’s Association
In celebration of 2021 International Women’s Day, the Alzheimer’s Association of Wisconsin profiled the research that Dr. Frick and Lisa Taxier are doing to understand how sex, estrogens, and APOE4 genotype influence memory and the morphology and function of neurons in brain regions affected by Alzheimer’s.
Dr. Frick promoted to UWM Distinguished Professor!
Dr. Frick is one of three new Distinguished Professors at UWM! She is one of only 27 current UWM faculty to hold this title. The distinguished professor designation recognizes faculty for their significant impact on, and contributions to, their fields of study.