Jeannine Foley, PhD

Assistant Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology

Jeannine Foley
72 E. Concord Street


I am the Graduate Program Director for the MS and PhD degrees in Anatomy & Neurobiology. I also lecture in and direct courses within and outside of the program. I am the course director for the A&N Professional Skills course and I co-direct Methods in Neuroscience. I also lecture in the A&N Graduate Histology course. I teach in the MAMS program as a member of the Cellular Organization of Tissues teaching faculty and lecture in the Human Body Systems course. I also teach the embryology module of the Anatomical Sciences course sequence in the Dental School.


  • Tufts University, PhD
  • Simmons College, BS

Classes Taught

  • AN 723
  • AN 715
  • AN 718
  • AN 719
  • AN 719
  • AN 722
  • AN 726
  • AN 804
  • AN 806
  • MD 510
  • MD 511


  • Published on 11/23/2017

    Foley J, Burnham V, Tedoldi M, Danial NN, Yellen G. BAD knockout provides metabolic seizure resistance in a genetic model of epilepsy with sudden unexplained death in epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2018 01; 59(1):e1-e4. PMID: 29171006.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/5/2017

    Papouin T, Dunphy J, Tolman M, Foley JC, Haydon PG. Astrocytic control of synaptic function. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 03 05; 372(1715). PMID: 28093548.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/23/2017

    Foley J, Blutstein T, Lee S, Erneux C, Halassa MM, Haydon P. Astrocytic IP3/Ca2+ Signaling Modulates Theta Rhythm and REM Sleep. Front Neural Circuits. 2017; 11:3. PMID: 28167901.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/2/2011

    Foley JC, McIver SR, Haydon PG. Gliotransmission modulates baseline mechanical nociception. Mol Pain. 2011 Dec 02; 7:93. PMID: 22136202.

    Read at: PubMed

View all profiles