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David Nowak

David Nowak

David Nowak

M1 Student

Locations

  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information

Education

BS, Biomedical Science; Economics, Marquette University, 2019

Research Interests

Neuroscience, particularly studying various cells' programmed responses to injury. I hope to continue studying how cells respond to injury and explore therapeutics to enhance recovery for people who experience neurological disorders or trauma.

Research Experience

Marquette University, 2016-2019
Advisor: Murray Blackmore, PhD and Naveen Jayaprakash, PhD
Project: Combined pro-regenerative strategies and targeted rehabilitation to improve behavioral outcomes after spinal cord injury

Publications

Jayaprakash N, Nowak D, Eastwood E, et al. (2019). Restoration of Direct Corticospinal Communication Across Sites of Spinal Injury. BioRxiv. doi:10.1101/546374

Nowak D, Eastwood E, Jayaprakash N, Blackmore MG. Combined pro-regenerative strategies and targeted rehabilitation to improve behavioral outcomes after spinal cord injury. Program No. 297.01/U2. 2018 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2018. Online.

General Interests

Backcountry camping, hiking, trying new foods, and spending time with friends and family. I have a special interest in developing scientific outreach programs for young students to help spark their curiosity.