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Brittany Todd, M4G



MSTP Learning Community:  Bean

MSTP Entry Date:  June 3, 2019

Gradute Program:



Elizabeth Newell, MD

Alex Bassuk, MD, PhD

Graduate Profile Lab Website


2019 - Trainee Poster Competition Finalist, National Neurotrauma Symposium, July 1

2022 - Carver College of Medicine Trainee Scholar Award


2017 - BS, BA, Biology & Music Performance - University of Iowa


ORCiD: 0000-0002-0092-7231

Evans LP, Woll AW, Wu S, Todd BP, Hehr N, Hedberg-Buenz A, Anderson MG, Newell EA, Ferguson PJ, Mahajan VB, Harper MM, Bassuk AG. Modulation of Post-Traumatic Immune Response Using the IL-1 Receptor Antagonist Anakinra for Improved Visual Outcomes. J Neurotrauma. 2020 Jun 15;37(12):1463-1480. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6725. Epub 2020 Mar 16. PubMed PMID: 32056479; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7249480.

Todd BP, Chimenti MS, Luo Z, Ferguson PJ, Bassuk AG, Newell EA. Traumatic brain injury results in unique microglial and astrocyte transcriptomes enriched for type I interferon response. J Neuroinflammation. 2021 Jul 5;18(1):151. doi: 10.1186/s12974-021-02197-w. PubMed PMID: 34225752; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8259035.