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Larry D. Sanford , PhD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • BS  (Psychology)  1981   North Georgia College

    • Graduate Education:
    • MS  (Physiological Psychology)   1985   University of Georgia

       

      PhD   (Physiological Psychology)  1988  University of Georgia

    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • National Multi‑site Training Program for Basic Sleep Research,  1989 - 1992.   Post‑doctoral Scholar status in Neurophysiology at University of California at Los Angeles; training at the University of Pennsylvania.

       

      University of Pennsylvania, 1988 - 1989.   Postdoctoral training in the study of the brain mechanisms of sleep, Mentor: Dr. Adrian R. Morrison.

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    • Courses Taught:
    • Medical Neuroscience (medical school)

       

      Co-director, Introduction to Animal Biomedical Science  (graduate program), 2013 - Present

       

      Faculty, Concepts in Research Design  (graduate program), 2010 - 2013

       

      Faculty, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Function and Dysfunction  (graduate program), 2011 - 2012

       

      Basics of Sleep Neurobiology, Special Topics  (graduate program),  2007

       

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    • Bio:
    • Professor, Department of Pathology and Anatomy, Eastern Virginia Medical School,   2004 to Present

       

      Professor, Department of Internal Medicine (Joint Appointment), Eastern Virginia Medical School,   2006 - Present

       

      Associate Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School,  1999 - 2004

       

      Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania,  1994 - 1999

       

      Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania,  1991 - 1994

       

      Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania,  1988 - 1991

       

      Research Technician, University of Georgia,  1987 ‑ 1988

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Wellman LL, Fitzpatrick, M., Machida, M., and Sanford LD. (2013). The Basolateral Amygdala (BLA) Determines the Effects of Fear Memory on Sleep in an Animal Model of PTSD.  Exp Brain Res. 2014 May;232(5):1555-65.

Steel, C.D., Breving, K., Tavakoli, S. Kim, W-K., Sanford, L.D., Ciavarra, R.P. (2013). Role of peripheral immune response in microglia activation and regulation of brain chemokine and proinflammatory cytokine responses induced during VSV encephalitis.  J Neuroimmunol. 2014 Feb 15;267(1-2):50-60.

Machida, M, Ambrozewicz, MA, Breving, K, Yang, l, Wellman, LL, Ciavarra RP, Sanford, LD. (2013). Sleep and behavior during vesicular stomatitis virus induced encephalitis in BALB/cJ and C57BL/6J mice. Brain Behav Immun. 2013 Sep 18.    

Wellman LL, Ambrozewicz MA, Yang, L, Machida, M, and Sanford LD. (2013). Basolateral amygdala and the regulation of fear conditioned changes in sleep: Role of corticotropin releasing factor. Sleep, 36: 471-480.

Machida, M, Yang, L, Wellman, LL, and Sanford LD. (2013). Effects of stressor predictability on escape learning and sleep in mice. Sleep, 36: 421-430.