University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Neurological Sciences

Bio for Lauren Arms
Lauren Arms

Lauren Arms

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurological Sciences


Contact Information
E-mail: Lauren.Arms@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Given Building, Rm. C454, Burlington, VT

Education

2011 PhD, Neuroscience, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

2005 BS, Psychology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Academic Appointments

July 2013 Assistant Professor, Education Scholar Pathway, Department of Neurological Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Vermont
2012-2013 Lecturer, Department of Neurological Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Vermont

Academic Interests

I am a full-time educator who teaches gross anatomy and neuroscience to medical and physical therapy graduate students. My interests include the use of technology in the laboratory to create a more efficient and organized learning environment.

Awards and Honors

2010 Travel Award Recipient, Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
2010 Poster Presentation Winner, Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Forum
2009 Poster Presentation Winner, Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Forum
2005 Cum Laude graduation from James Madison University
2004 Collegiate All American Scholar
2003-2005 Psi Chi Member, Psychology National Honors Fraternity
2002-2005 National Society for Collegiate Scholars

Professional Societies

2013 American Association of Anatomists
2005, 2007-2011 Society for Neuroscience
2007-2011 Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

Publications

Arms L, Girard BM, Malley SE, Vizzard MA. (2013). Expression and function of CCL2/CCR2 in micturition reflexes and somatic sensitivity in CYP-induced cystitis. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. [Epub ahead of print].

Merrill L, Girard BM, Arms L, Guertin P, Vizzard MA. (2013). Neuropeptide/Receptor Expression and Plasticity in Micturition Pathways. Curr Pharm Des. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Arms L, Vizzard MA. (2011). Increased activation and function of AKT in rat urinary bladder with cyclophosphamide -  induced cystitis. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 301(20:F252-62

Arms L, Girard BM, Vizzard MA. (2010). Expression and function of CXCL12/CXCR4 in rat urinary bladder with cyclophosphamide - induced cystitis. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 298(3): F589-600

Arms L, and Vizzard MA (2010). Neuropeptides in lower urinary tract function. Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology. in press.

Arms L, Girard BM, Vizzard MA. (2009). Role of the bladder urothelium in voiding dysfunction. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports. 4(4):227-233

Abstracts
Arms L, Girard BM, Malley SM, Corrow KA, Vizzard MA. Expression and function of CCL2/CCR2 in urinary bladder inflammation with cyclophosphamide (CYP)-induced cystitis in female rats. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., November 2011.

Arms L, Vizzard MA. Expression and function of phosphorylated AKT in rat urinary bladder after cyclophosphamide (CYP)-induced cystitis. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2010.

Arms L, Vizzard MA. CXCL12/CXR4 expression, regulation and function in rat urinary bladder after cyclophosphamide (CYP)-induced cystitis. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2009 and Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Forum, Burlington, VT, January 2010.

Arms L, Vizzard MA. Distribution and function of chemokine/receptor systems in cyclophosphamide (CYP)-induced cystitis in Rats. Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Forum, Burlington, VT, January 2009.