Hannah Korah

Graduate School
College of Medicine – Tucson
Year Entered Program: 
Grad Year: 
Degrees Received: 

B.S. in Microbiology and Cell Science and minor in Bioinformatics (Graduated Spring 2018)

Thesis Advisor: 
Mohab Ibrahim, PhD, MD
Honors & Awards: 

University Research Scholar at the University of Florida (UF) (2017-2018)

IRTA fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) (2018-2020)

Hank Yamamura Pharmacology Travel Award recipient ($500)

Selected Publications: 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Korah Hannah, Thirunagari Prem. Stories from the Southwest: Free Health Clinics in Tucson, Arizona. In-Training Magazine. June 5, 2023. Featured front-page.

Korah HE, Cheng K, Washington SM, Flowers ME, Stratton HJ, Patwardhan A, Ibrahim MM, Martin LF. (2022). Partial Sciatic Nerve Ligation: A Mouse Model of Chronic Neuropathic Pain to Study the Antinociceptive Effect of Novel Therapies. Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

Korah Hannah. Behind the Bars of the Healthcare System: Mental and Physical Health Disparities in America’s Prisons. In-Training Magazine. March 17, 2022. Featured front-page.

Korah Hannah. Why Medical Students Need to be Trained in Vulnerability. In-Training Magazine. Oct 21, 2020.

Reiner DJ, Lofaro OM, Applebey SV, Korah H, et al. (2019). Role of Projections between Piriform Cortex and Orbitofrontal Cortex in Relapse to Fentanyl Seeking after Palatable Food Choice-Induced Voluntary Abstinence. J. Neurosci. (PMID: 32051327)

Bossert JM, Kyatkin E, Korah HE, et al. (2019). In a rat model of opioid maintenance, the G-protein-biased MOR agonist TRV130 decreases relapse to oxycodone seeking and taking, and prevents oxycodone-induced brain hypoxia. Biol. Psych. (BPS 14134)

Wilkes BJ, Bass CR, Korah HE, Febo M, Lewis MH. (2019). Volumetric magnetic resonance and diffusion tensor imaging of C58/J mice: neural correlates of repetitive behavior. Brain Imaging Behav. (PMID: 31342238)

Ballmann C, Thiel A, Korah HE, Reis A, Saeger W, Stepanow S, Köhrer K, Reifenberger G, Knobbe-Thomsen CB, Knappe UJ, Scholl UI (2018). USP8 Mutations in Pituitary Adenomas - Targeted Analysis by Next- generation Sequencing. J. Endocrine Soc. (PMID: 29600293)

Korah HE, Scholl UI (2015). An Update of Familial Hyperaldosteronism. Hormone and Metabolic Research. (PMID: 26445452)

Nguyen DV, Li Calzi S, Shaw LC, Kielczewski JL, Korah HE, Grant MB (2013). An ocular view of the IGF-IGFBP system. Growth Horm IGF. (PMID: 23578754)

MD-PhD Committee Student Rep: 
MD-PhD Committee Student Rep