Ronald Freund, PhD
Instructor, Pharmacology

Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Minnesota (1984)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Augustana College (SD) (1978)
Department: Pharmacology

Professional Titles

  • Instructor


  • Freund RK, Graw S, Choo KS, Stevens KE, Leonard S, Dell'Acqua ML. Genetic knockout of the a7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene alters hippocampal long-term potentiation in a background strain-dependent manner. Neurosci Lett. 2016 Aug 3;627:1-6. PubMed PMID: 27233215
  • Freund RK, Gibson ES, Potter H, Dell'Acqua ML. Inhibition of the Motor Protein Eg5/Kinesin-5 in Amyloid ß-Mediated Impairment of Hippocampal Long-Term Potentiation and Dendritic Spine Loss. Mol Pharmacol. 2016 May;89(5):552-9. PubMed PMID: 26957206
  • Corser-Jensen CE, Goodell DJ, Freund RK, Serbedzija P, Murphy RC, Farias SE, Dell'Acqua ML, Frey LC, Serkova N, Heidenreich KA. Blocking leukotriene synthesis attenuates the pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury and associated cognitive deficits. Exp Neurol. 2014 Jun;256:7-16. PubMed PMID: 24681156
  • Coultrap SJ, Freund RK, O'Leary H, Sanderson JL, Roche KW, Dell'Acqua ML, Bayer KU. Autonomous CaMKII mediates both LTP and LTD using a mechanism for differential substrate site selection. Cell Rep. 2014 Feb 13;6(3):431-7. PubMed PMID: 24485660

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Minnesota (1984)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Augustana College (SD) (1978)
Department: Pharmacology
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Aurora, CO 80045

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