Alumni

Michael J. Sabatini, Ph.D.

Graduated: August, 2006
Mentor: Dr. Karoly Mirnics
Thesis: Behavioral and Gene Expression Changes Following Early Social Bond Disruption in the Rhesus Monkey
Current Position: Cardiology Fellow University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Email: sabatinim@upmc.edu
Prior Degree: Ph.D. Penn State University (1995)

Publications:

Glorioso, C., Sabatini, M., Unger, T., Hashimoto, T., Monteggia, L., Lewis, D. and Mirnics, K. Specificity and timing of neocortical transcriptome changes in response to BDNF gene ablation during embryogenesis or adulthood, Mol Psychiatry,Jul;11(7): 633-48, 2006.

Sabatini, M.J., Ebert, P., Lewis, D.L., Levitt, P., Cameron, J.L., and Mirnics, K. Amygdala gene expression correlates of social behavior in monkeys experiencing maternal separation. J. Neuroscience 27: 3295-3304, 2007.