Heather Dawes, PhD

InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentNeurological Surgery
Address675 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of California, BerkeleyPh.D.2000Molecular and Cell Biology

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    Effective management of large research collaborations requires time and expertise that typically exceed the capacities of the lead investigators involved. As co-Director, with Dr. Edward Chang, of the DARPA-funded SUBNETS program, I provide administrative and scientific leadership to our multi-institutional research effort.

    One of the first large programs funded under the White House Brain Initiative, SUBNETS is a $31M, 5-year project aimed at developing new device-based technology to address widespread mood disorders such as major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and PTSD. The program also includes a sub-focus on closed-loop stimulation approaches to address chronic pain. The SUBNETS team includes 16 investigators from seven institutions, including UCSF, UC Berkeley and LLNL, and brings together the work of surgeons, neurophysiologists, device engineers, statistical modeling specialists, psychiatrists and cognitive scientists.

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    1. Shirvalkar P, Veuthey TL, Dawes HE, Chang EF. Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation for Refractory Chronic Pain. Front Comput Neurosci. 2018; 12:18. PMID: 29632482.
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    2. Nahum M, Van Vleet TM, Sohal VS, Mirzabekov JJ, Rao VR, Wallace DL, Lee MB, Dawes H, Stark-Inbar A, Jordan JT, Biagianti B, Merzenich M, Chang EF. Immediate Mood Scaler: Tracking Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety Using a Novel Mobile Mood Scale. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2017 Apr 12; 5(4):e44. PMID: 28404542.
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    3. Dawes H. Farming for new opportunities. Curr Biol. 2005 Oct 11; 15(19):R780-2. PMID: 16267912.
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    4. Dawes H. The quiet revolution. Curr Biol. 2004 Aug 10; 14(15):R605-7. PMID: 15296771.
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    5. Dawes H. Widening the net on genome sequencing. Curr Biol. 2002 Aug 20; 12(16):R541-3. PMID: 12194830.
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    6. Chu DS, Dawes HE, Lieb JD, Chan RC, Kuo AF, Meyer BJ. A molecular link between gene-specific and chromosome-wide transcriptional repression. Genes Dev. 2002 Apr 01; 16(7):796-805. PMID: 11937488.
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    7. Dawes H. Gene link studies forge new collaborations. Curr Biol. 2002 Jan 22; 12(2):R43-4. PMID: 11818073.
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    8. Dawes H. Yersinia pestis: sequence sheds light on the plague's past. Curr Biol. 2001 Nov 27; 11(23):R949-51. PMID: 11728317.
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    9. Dawes H. Humans seek clues from closest kin. Curr Biol. 2001 Oct 02; 11(19):R760-1. PMID: 11591328.
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    10. Dawes H. Tapping into genome secrets. Curr Biol. 2001 Jun 05; 11(11):R416-7. PMID: 11516659.
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    11. Dawes HE, Berlin DS, Lapidus DM, Nusbaum C, Davis TL, Meyer BJ. Dosage compensation proteins targeted to X chromosomes by a determinant of hermaphrodite fate. Science. 1999 Jun 11; 284(5421):1800-4. PMID: 10364546.
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