Donna Crenshaw


Assistant Professor of Pathology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology
  • Associate Dean for Basic Science in the School of Medicine
  • Executive Team Member of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine

Contact Information


  • M.H.A. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2013
  • Ph.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 1993
  • Ph.D. Duke University, 1993

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Lutz, MW; Crenshaw, D; Welsh-Bohmer, KA; Burns, DK; Roses, AD, New Genetic Approaches to AD: Lessons from APOE-TOMM40 Phylogenetics., Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep, vol 16 no. 5 (2016) [10.1007/s11910-016-0643-8] [abs].
  • Crenshaw, DG; Asin, K; Gottschalk, WK; Liang, Z; Zhang, N; Roses, AD, Effects of low doses of pioglitazone on resting-state functional connectivity in conscious rat brain., Plos One, vol 10 no. 2 (2015) [10.1371/journal.pone.0117973] [abs].
  • Budur, K; Martenyi, F; Welsh-Bohmer, KA; Burns, DK; Chiang, C; O'Neil, J; Runyan, G; Schuster, J; Crenshaw, DG; Lutz, MW; Metz, CA; Saunders, AM; Yarbrough, D; Yarnall, D; Lai, E; Brannan, SK; Roses, AD, A Pharmacogenetics Supported Clinical Trial to Delay Onset of Mild Cognitive Impairment due to Alzheimer's Disease Using Low Dose Pioglitazone: The Tommorrow Study, Neuropsychopharmacology, vol 39 (2014), pp. S342-S342 [abs].
  • Linnertz, C; Anderson, L; Gottschalk, W; Crenshaw, D; Lutz, MW; Allen, J; Saith, S; Mihovilovic, M; Burke, JR; Welsh-Bohmer, KA; Roses, AD; Chiba-Falek, O, The cis-regulatory effect of an Alzheimer's disease-associated poly-T locus on expression of TOMM40 and apolipoprotein E genes., Alzheimers Dement, vol 10 no. 5 (2014), pp. 541-551 [10.1016/j.jalz.2013.08.280] [abs].
  • Roses, AD; Saunders, AM; Lutz, MW; Zhang, N; Hariri, AR; Asin, KE; Crenshaw, DG; Budur, K; Burns, DK; Brannan, SK, New applications of disease genetics and pharmacogenetics to drug development., Curr Opin Pharmacol, vol 14 (2014), pp. 81-89 [10.1016/j.coph.2013.12.002] [abs].