Samantha Pisani Petrucci, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow


M.D., - , University of Illinois
Ph.D., - Neuroscience, University of Illinois
- Internship - General Surgery, University of Minnesota
B.A., - Biology, Chemistry, University of San Diego

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2016


Pisani SL, Neese SL, Katzenellenbogen JA, Schantz SL, Korol DL. Estrogen Receptor-Selective Agonists Modulate Learning in Female Rats in a Dose- and Task-Specific Manner. Endocrinology. 2016 Jan; 157(1):292-303.
Korol DL, Pisani SL. Estrogens and cognition: Friends or foes?: An evaluation of the opposing effects of estrogens on learning and memory. Horm Behav. 2015 Aug; 74:105-15.
Neese SL, Pisani SL, Doerge DR, Helferich WG, Sepehr E, Chittiboyina AG, Rotte SC, Smillie TJ, Khan IA, Korol DL, Schantz SL. The effects of dietary treatment with S-equol on learning and memory processes in middle-aged ovariectomized rats. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 41:80-8.
Pisani SL, Neese SL, Doerge DR, Helferich WG, Schantz SL, Korol DL. Acute genistein treatment mimics the effects of estradiol by enhancing place learning and impairing response learning in young adult female rats. Horm Behav. 2012 Sep; 62(4):491-9.
Sepehr E, Lebl-Rinnova M, Mann MK, Pisani SL, Churchwell MI, Korol DL, Katzenellenbogen JA, Doerge DR. Pharmacokinetics of the estrogen receptor subtype-selective ligands, PPT and DPN: quantification using UPLC-ES/MS/MS. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2012 Dec; 71:119-26.