Mechanism of fear associative learning in the frontal association cortex and its implications in schizophrenia


Grant Data
Project Title
Mechanism of fear associative learning in the frontal association cortex and its implications in schizophrenia
Principal Investigator
Dr Lai, Sau Wan Cora   (Principal investigator)
Duration
60
Start Date
2015-10-01
Completion Date
2020-09-30
Amount
1213589
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Fear associative learning, Synaptic plasticity, schizophrenia, parvalbumin, interneuron
Discipline
Neurobiology and Neuromedicine
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS)
HKU Project Code
27103715
Grant Type
Early Career Scheme (ECS)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To investigate the role of parvalbumin-expressing interneurons for fear memory consolidation by dendritic spine imaging and DREADD.