Dieter D. Brandner

UMN MSTP student Dieter Brandner


Entering Class: 2016

Whitman College
Biology major, Chemistry minor
B.A., 2013

Dieter is currently in his second year of Medical School training and rotating through labs in preparation for selecting a thesis advisor.


Gross KS, Brandner DD, Martinez LA, Olive MF, Meisel RL, Mermelstein PG. Opposite Effects of mGluR1a and mGluR5 Activation on Nucleus Accumbens Medium Spiny Neuron Dendritic Spine Density. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 12;11(9):e0162755. PMCID: PMC5019418.

For work prior to the MSTP
McNeal DW, Brandner DD, Gong X, Postupna NO, Montine TJ, Keene CD, Back SA. Unbiased Stereological Analysis of Reactive Astrogliosis to Estimate Age-Associated Cerebral White Matter Injury. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2016 Jun;75(6):539-54.