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Erin L. Scott, M.D., Ph.D.


About Me

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

University of Rochester Medical Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology 2016 - 2018


MD | Augusta University. Medicine. 2016

PhD | Augusta University. Neuroscience. 2016

BS | Georgia Inst of Technology. Biology. 2006

A.A. | Oxford College of Emory University. Liberal Arts. 2004


Pathways in Reproductive Medicine Travel Award. 2018

JAG 20 Award for Emerging Augusta University Leaders. 2017

PhD With Distinction. 2016

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 2015

Under 34 Competition Travel Award. 2014

Travel Award, Southern Translational Education and Research. 2014

The Graduate School Alumni Association Scholarship. 2013

Outstanding Abstract Award, ENDO 2013. 2013

Award for Excellence in Neuroscience Research. 2013

Who's Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges. 2013

Junior Investigator Travel Award. 2013

Best Graduate Student Poster Presentation. 2012

Darrell W. Brann Scholarship in Neuroscience. 2012

The Graduate School Brann Alumni Scholarship. 2012

Pfizer Scholar. 2012

Travel Award "Combining Clinical and Research Careers in Neuroscience". 2012

Travel Award. 2012

Virendra B. Mahesh Award for Excellence in Endocrinology Research. 2012

Best Graduate Student Presentation. 2011

Young Investigator Travel Award. 2010


Journal Articles

Intranasal Delivery of a Caspase-1 Inhibitor in the Treatment of Global Cerebral Ischemia.

Zhao N, Zhuo X, Lu Y, Dong Y, Ahmed ME, Tucker D, Scott EL, Zhang Q

Molecular neurobiology.. 2017 September 54 (7):4936-4952. Epub 08/13/2016.

Proline-, glutamic acid-, and leucine-rich protein 1 mediates estrogen rapid signaling and neuroprotection in the brain.

Sareddy GR, Zhang Q, Wang R, Scott E, Zou Y, O'Connor JC, Chen Y, Dong Y, Vadlamudi RK, Brann D

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.. 2015 December 1112 (48):E6673-82. Epub 11/16/2015.

Attenuation of mitochondrial and nuclear p38? signaling: a novel mechanism of estrogen neuroprotection in cerebral ischemia.

Han D, Scott EL, Dong Y, Raz L, Wang R, Zhang Q

Molecular and cellular endocrinology.. 2015 January 15400 :21-31. Epub 11/25/2014.

Premature menopause and risk of neurological disease: basic mechanisms and clinical implications.

Scott EL, Zhang QG, Vadlamudi RK, Brann DW

Molecular and cellular endocrinology.. 2014 May 25389 (1-2):2-6. Epub 01/22/2014.

Surgical Menopause Enhances Hippocampal Amyloidogenesis Following Global Cerebral Ischemia

Scott, E.L.; Zhang, Q.G.; Dong, Y.; Han, D.; Wang, R.; Vadlamudi, R.K.; and Brann, D.W.

Journal of Sport and Health Science. 2014; 3(3): 206-216.

Estrogen regulation of Dkk1 and Wnt/?-Catenin signaling in neurodegenerative disease.

Scott EL, Brann DW

Brain research.. 2013 June 131514 :63-74. Epub 12/19/2012.

Long-term estrogen deprivation leads to elevation of Dickkopf-1 and dysregulation of Wnt/?-Catenin signaling in hippocampal CA1 neurons.

Scott EL, Zhang QG, Han D, Desai BN, Brann DW

Steroids.. 2013 June 78 (6):624-32. Epub 11/22/2012.

Hypersensitivity of the hippocampal CA3 region to stress-induced neurodegeneration and amyloidogenesis in a rat model of surgical menopause.

Zhang QG, Wang RM, Scott E, Han D, Dong Y, Tu JY, Yang F, Reddy Sareddy G, Vadlamudi RK, Brann DW

Brain : a journal of neurology.. 2013 May 136 (Pt 5):1432-45. Epub 03/09/2013.

Estrogen neuroprotection and the critical period hypothesis.

Scott E, Zhang QG, Wang R, Vadlamudi R, Brann D

Frontiers in neuroendocrinology.. 2012 January 33 (1):85-104. Epub 11/04/2011.

Critical role of NADPH oxidase in neuronal oxidative damage and microglia activation following traumatic brain injury.

Zhang QG, Laird MD, Han D, Nguyen K, Scott E, Dong Y, Dhandapani KM, Brann DW

PloS one.. 2012 7 (4):e34504. Epub 04/02/2012.

Female hamster preference for odors is not regulated by circulating gonadal hormones.

Eidson LN, Maras PM, Epperson E, Petrulis A

Physiology & behavior.. 2007 May 1691 (1):134-41. Epub 02/16/2007.