Christina M Tognoni, PhD

Instructor, Neurology

Christina  Tognoni
150 South Huntington Ave


Christina M. Tognoni, Ph.D. is an Instructor of Neurology at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Psychology & Neuroscience from Duke University. She continued her training as a Fellow in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine with Jan K. Blusztajn at Boston University. She was also a Post Doc in Anatomy & Neurobiology with Kathleen S. Rockland at Boston University. She is currently a Post Doc in Neurology with Alpaslan Dedeoglu at VA Boston Healthcare System.

Dr. Tognoni is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, a board member of the Boston University Postdoctoral Association, and a Committee member of the Boston Postdoctoral Association Career Development Committee.

Other Positions

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, VA Boston Healthcare System


  • Duke University, PhD
  • Duke University, MA
  • Wellesley College, BA


  • Published on 6/14/2023

    Almarhoumi R, Alvarez C, Harris T, Tognoni CM, Paster BJ, Carreras I, Dedeoglu A, Kantarci A. Microglial cell response to experimental periodontal disease. J Neuroinflammation. 2023 Jun 14; 20(1):142. PMID: 37316834.

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  • Published on 5/7/2023

    Carreras I, Jung Y, Lopez-Benitez J, Tognoni CM, Dedeoglu A. Fingolimod mitigates memory loss in a mouse model of Gulf War Illness amid decreasing the activation of microglia, protein kinase R, and NF?B. Neurotoxicology. 2023 May; 96:197-206. PMID: 37160207.

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  • Published on 11/18/2022

    Jung Y, Lopez-Benitez J, Tognoni CM, Carreras I, Dedeoglu A. Dysregulation of sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) and S1P receptor 1 signaling in the 5xFAD mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Brain Res. 2023 Jan 15; 1799:148171. PMID: 36410428.

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  • Published on 10/29/2020

    Kantarci A, Tognoni CM, Yaghmoor W, Marghalani A, Stephens D, Ahn JY, Carreras I, Dedeoglu A. Microglial response to experimental periodontitis in a murine model of Alzheimer's disease. Sci Rep. 2020 10 29; 10(1):18561. PMID: 33122702.

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  • Published on 7/29/2019

    Carreras I, Aytan N, Choi JK, Tognoni CM, Kowall NW, Jenkins BG, Dedeoglu A. Dual dose-dependent effects of fingolimod in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Sci Rep. 2019 07 29; 9(1):10972. PMID: 31358793.

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  • Published on 7/24/2011

    Wong-Goodrich SJ, Tognoni CM, Mellott TJ, Glenn MJ, Blusztajn JK, Williams CL. Prenatal choline deficiency does not enhance hippocampal vulnerability after kainic acid-induced seizures in adulthood. Brain Res. 2011 Sep 21; 1413:84-97. PMID: 21840511.

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  • Published on 2/9/2011

    Tognoni CM, Chadwick JG, Ackeifi CA, Tetel MJ. Nuclear receptor coactivators are coexpressed with steroid receptors and regulated by estradiol in mouse brain. Neuroendocrinology. 2011; 94(1):49-57. PMID: 21311177.

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