Elizabeth Davis

BS, Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh

The Gut-Brain Axis

Elizabeth is a fourth year PhD candidate in Megan Dailey's lab. Elizabeth's dissertation focuses on the autonomic influence on intestinal epithelial stem cell proliferation. Her favorite brain region is the nucleus of the solitary tract.

Research Areas

Representative Publications

Long-term effect of parasympathetic or sympathetic denervation on intestinal epithelial cell proliferation and apoptosis. Davis EA, Washington MC, Yaniz ER, Phillips H, Sayegh AI, Dailey MJ. Exp Biol Med. 2017 Sep; 242(15):1499-1507.

Alpha2A adrenoreceptor influence on intestinal epithelial stem cell proliferation. Feldner MKE, Davis EA, Dailey MJ. iACES. 2017 Apr; 3:6-11.

Differential activation of chemically identified neurons in the caudal nucleus of the solitary tract in non-entrained rats after intake of satiating vs. non-satiating meals. Kreisler AD, Davis EA, and Rinaman L. Physiol Behav. 2014 Sep; 136:47-54.

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