Rebecca DeGiosio

Phone

(412) 624-0064

E-mail

rad145@pitt.edu

Education & Training

B.S., Penn State University (2017)

Location

BSTWR 16th floor

Mentor

Robert Sweet

Graduation Year

2017

Research Interest Summary

Molecular mechanisms of dendritic dysmorphogenesis in schizophrenia

Representative Publications

Grubisha MJ, Sun X, MacDonald ML, Garver M, Sun Z, Paris KA, Patel DS, DeGiosio RA, Lewis DA,
Yates NA, Camacho C, Homanics GE, Ding Y, Sweet RA. MAP2 is differentially phosphorylated in
schizophrenia, altering its function. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Feb 1:10.1038/s41380-021-01034-z. doi:
10.1038/s41380-021-01034-z. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33526823; PMCID: PMC8325721.


DeGiosio, R., Kelly, R. M., DeDionisio, A. M., Newman, J. T., Fish, K. N., Sampson, A. R., Sweet, R. A.
(2019). MAP2 immunoreactivity deficit is conserved across the cerebral cortex within individuals with
schizophrenia. npj Schizophrenia, 5(1), 1–9.


McKinney, B. C., MacDonald, M. L., Newman, J. T., Shelton, M. A., DeGiosio, R. A., Kelly, R. M., Sweet,
R. A. (2019). Density of small dendritic spines and microtubule-associated-protein-2 immunoreactivity in
the primary auditory cortex of subjects with schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology, 44(6), 1055–1061.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-019-0350-7