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Erica Lyons

Erica Lyons

Sixth Year PhD Candidate, 2016-2017

Year Matriculated: 2011


Education: B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University. Minor: Japanese

Advisor: Allyn Howlett, PhD - Physiology and Pharmacology 

Research Interests: Endocannabinoids in neural differentiation


Poster presentation at the Lipid Metabolism, Inflammation and Chronic Diseases T-32 symposium, Sept 24th 2014.

Poster presentation at the Carolina Cannabinoid Collaborative, Nov 8 2014.  


Pollard RD, Blesso CN, Zabalawi M, Fulp B, Gerelus M, Zhu X, Lyons EW, Nuradin N, Francone OL, Li XA, Sahoo D, Thomas MJ, Sorci-Thomas MG. Procollagen C-endopeptidase Enhancer Protein 2 (PCPE2) Reduces Atherosclerosis in Mice by Enhancing Scavenger Receptor Class B1 (SR-BI)-mediated High-density Lipoprotein (HDL)-Cholesteryl Ester Uptake. J Biol Chem. 2015 Jun 19;290(25):15496-511. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.646240. Epub 2015 May 6. PMID: 25947382

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