Vanesa Adame, BS - Professional Research Assistant

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BS, University of New Mexico


Vanesa Adame joined the Crnic Institute and the University of Colorado Alzheimer's and Cognition Center (CUACC) in August 2015, where she works in Dr. Huntington Potter’s laboratory as a Professional Research Assistant. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of New Mexico and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in nursing at the University of Colorado. Vanesa is involved in traumatic brain injury studies of neuropathology and immune biomarkers in a rat model of Alzheimer’s disease. She is also a member of the CUACC Biorepository Core team.  


Recent Publications

Potter, H, Woodcock, JH, Boyd, TD, Coughlan, CM, O'Shaughnessy, JR, Borges, MT, Thaker, AA, Raj, BA, Adamszuk, K, Scott, D, Adame, V, Anton, P, Chial, HJ, Gray, H, Daniels, J, Stocker, ME, & Sillau, SH (2021). Safety and efficacy of sargramostim (GM-CSF) in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's & dementia (New York, N. Y.)7(1), e12158. 

Bettcher, BM, Olson, KE, Carlson, NE, McConnell, BV, Boyd, T, Adame, V, Solano, DA, Anton, P, Markham, N, Thaker, AA, Jensen, AM, Dallmann, EN, Potter, H, & Coughlan, C. (2021). Astrogliosis and episodic memory in late life: higher GFAP is related to worse memory and white matter microstructure in healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of aging103, 68–77. 

Coughlan, C, Bruce, KD, Burgy, O, Boyd, TD, Michel, CR, Garcia-Perez, JE, Adame, V, Anton, P, Bettcher, BM, Chial, HJ, Königshoff, M, Hsieh, E, Graner, M, & Potter, H. (2020). Exosome Isolation by Ultracentrifugation and Precipitation and Techniques for Downstream Analyses. Current protocols in cell biology88(1), e110. 

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