Helen Consiglio

Assistant Professor

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PhD, Psychology, University of Connecticut, 2006

MA, Psychology, University of Connecticut, 2003

BS, Psychology, The Ohio State University, 2000


Prior to joining Regis College in 2011, Dr. Consiglio was a postdoctoral fellow in the Neurology Department at Harvard Medical School; and a teaching assistant at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT, and has served as a consultant at Harvard Bioscience in Holliston, MA. She is a member of the Society for Neuroscience and American Epilepsy Society.


Sabolek, H.R., W.B. Swiercz, K.P. Lillis, S. Cash, G. Huberfeld, S. Clemenceau, R. Miles, K.J. Staley. 2012. “A Candidate Mechanism Underlying the Variance of Interictal Spike Propagation.” J Neurosci. Feb 29; 32(9):3009-21.

Penley, S.C., J.R. Hinmann, H.R. Sabolek, M.A. Escabi, E.J. Markus and J.J.  Chrobak. 2012. “Theta and Gamma Coherence Across the Septotemporal Axis During Distinct Behavioral States.” Hippocampus. May;22(5):1164-75.

Dyhrfjeld-Johnsen, J., Y. Berdichevsky, W. Swiercz, H.R. Sabolek, and K.J. Staley. 2010. “Interictal Spikes Precede Ictal Discharges in an Organotypic Hippocampal Slice Culture Model of Epileptogenesis.” Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. Oct 29.

Berdichevsky, Y., H.R. Sabolek, J.B. Levine, J.B., Staley, K.J., and Yarmush, M.L. 2009. “Microfluidics and Multielectrode Array-Compatible Organotypic Slice Culture Method.” J Neurosci Methods. 178(1):59-64.

Sabolek, H.R., S.C. Penley, J.G. Bunce, E.J. Markus, M.A. Escabi, and J.J. Chrobak. 2009. “Theta and Gamma Coherence Along the Septotemporal Axis of the Hippocampus During REM Sleep: Variability and Implications for Function.” J Neurophysiol. 101(3):1192.

Chrobak, J.J., J.R. Hinman, and H.R. Sabolek. 2008. “Revealing Past Memories: Proactive Interference and Ketamine-Induced Memory Deficits.“ J Neurosci. 28 (17):4512-20.

Chrobak, J.J., H.R. Sabolek, and J.G. Bunce. 2006. “Intraseptal Cholinergic Infusions Alter Memory in the Rat: Method and Mechanism.” In Neurotransmitter Interactions and Cognitive Function, Levin, E. (ed), 87-98. Birhauser: Boston.

Sabolek, H.R., J.G. Bunce, and J.J. Chrobak. 2005. “Intraseptal Tacrine-Induced Disruptions of Spatial Memory Performance.” Behavioral Brain Research. 158(1): 1-7.

Sabolek, H.R., J.G. Bunce, D.J. Giuliana, and J.J. Chrobak. 2004. “Within-Subject Memory Decline in Middle-Aged Rats: Effects of Intraseptal Tacrine.” Neurobiology of Aging. 25(9): 1221-1229.

Bunce, J.G., H.R. Sabolek, and J.J. Chrobak. 2004. “Timing of Administration Mediates the Memory Effects of Intraseptal Carbachol Infusion.” Neuroscience. 127(3): 593-600.

Bunce, J.G., H.R. Sabolek, and J.J. Chrobak. 2004.  “Intraseptal Infusion of the Cholinergic Agonist Carbachol Impairs Delayed-Non-Match-to-Sample Radial Arm Maze Performance in the Rat.” Hippocampus. 14(4): 450-459.

Sabolek, H.R., J.G. Bunce,  and J.J. Chrobak. 2004. “Intraseptal Tacrine Can Enhance Memory in Cognitively Impaired Young Rats.”  Neuroreport. 15(1): 181-3.

Bunce, J.G., H.R. Sabolek, and J.J. Chrobak. 2003. “Intraseptal Infusion of Oxotremorine Impairs Memory in a Delayed-Non-Match-to-Sample Radial Maze Task.” Neuroscience. 121(2): 259-67.


American Epilepsy Society Young Investigator Travel Award, 2008

University of Connecticut Department of Psychology Fellowship, 2000-2006

University of Connecticut Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2005

University of Connecticut Neuroscience Fellowship, 2002, 2003, 2004

Denman Undergraduate Research Award: Honorable Mention, 2000; 2nd place, 1999

The Ohio State University Dean’s List, 1997-2000

National Science Foundation Fellowship for Undergraduate Research, 1999

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