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About Russell W. Brown


Present Professor, East Tennessee State University Biomedical Sciences, Quillen College of Medicine

Curriculum Vitae


2015 - 2016 Minority Supplement to Support Daniel J. Peterson
NIH - 3R15DA034912
Role: Principal Investigator
2013 - 2016 Nicotine sensitization in a model of schizophrenia: Roles of Nicotinic Receptors
National Institutes of Health (NIDA) - NIH 1R15DA 034912-01
Role: Principal Investigator
Colleague(s): Matthew I. Palmatier
2012 - 2015 TBI Neuroimmune Dysregulation as a Prodrome to Alzheimer's Disease
US Department of Defense
Role: Consultant
2013 - 2014 Effect of AT010 on Behavioral Recovery from Cerebral Ischemia in the Mouse
Ardane Therapeutics
Role: Principal Investigator
2012 - 2014 A Genetic Strategy to Restore Impaired Noradrenergic Function by Increasing Expression of Noradrenergic Phenotypes in the Locus Coeruleus in Parkinson’s Disease Model Mice
Michael J. Fox Foundation
Role: Collaborator
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2014 - Present Editorial Board Member, Biomed Hub
2012 - Present Editorial Board Member, Developmental Neuroscience
2003 - Present President, Appalachian Society for Neuroscience
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Honors and Awards

  • 2004-2005 - Teacher of the Year- Progressive Education Program
  • 2005-2006 - Ruth Henderson Award- Buncombe County Schools
  • 2007-2008 - North Carolina Association for Americans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Rising Star Student Award
  • 2007-2008 - Snyder Distinguished Doctoral Fellow for University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • 2008 - North Carolina Applied Behavior Analysis Best Student Poster Award
  • 2008-2009 - North Carolina Applied Behavior Analysis Student Scholarship Award
  • 2010 - Council for Exceptional Children- Division of Research-Student Research Award in Single Subject Research
  • 2015 - ETSU Clemmer College of Education Outstanding Research Award
  • 2017 - Recipient of the American Council on Rural Special Education Research Article of the Year Award


December 1998 - August 2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Experimental Psychology, University of Lethbridge
1998 Ph.D, Experimental Psychology, University of Kentucky
1995 M.S., Experimental Psychology, University of Kentucky
1992 B.S., Psychology, University of Oklahoma

Contact Information

PO Box 70582
Johnson City, TN 37614

Office: VA 1/136
Laboratory: Room 1-36 Bldg 119
Phone: 423-439-8523
Fax: 423-439-2017


Publications (23)

Presentations (18)