Read more about how Jung-Bum Shin, PhD (NGP, Department of Neuroscience) and Ting-Ting Du, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in the Shin lab have identified a potential contributor to age-related hearing loss.
A University of Virginia School of Medicine discovery about the role of the brain’s cleaning system in aging and Alzheimer’s disease has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as one of 2018’s most promising medical advances.
Read the full article here.
Dr. Jonathan Kipnis (Chair, Department of Neuroscience & NGP faculty) and lab members are featured in a UVA Today piece covering their recent Nature publication investigating the link between the brain's lympthatic system and the aging brain.
Congratulations to the Kipnis lab for this groundbreaking work!
Dr. John Lukens (The Department of Neuroscience) and doctoral student Catherine Lammert (Neuroscience Graduate Program) have been featured in multiple newspieces for their work linking the risk of autism in children the health of the mother's gut.
Irene Cheng, a NGP student in the Deppmann Lab, was selected to attend the AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) workshop, sponsored by UVA’s Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs.
"The Alzheimer’s Association is awarding the School of Medicine’s John Lukens, PhD, a 2018 Research Grant Award. This funding will support research critical to developing more-effective strategies for detecting/treating/preventing Alzheimer’s."
Photo: Dr. Jaideep Kapur directs UVA’s multi-disciplinary Brain Institute. (Photo by Dan Addison, University Communications)
NGP Director Chris Deppmann and NGP student Sushanth Kumar are highlighted in this UVA Today piece about the UVA Brain Institute's Presidential Fellowships in Neuroscience.
Congratulations to Thaddeus Weigel, NGP first year student, who has just received the Peach Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to first year BIMS students in their 2nd semester who show exceptional promise as determined by (1) their achievements and honors prior to matriculating in BIMS and (2) their academic performance thus far in our graduate program. In recognition of this honor, he will be receiving a one-time monetary award of $500. The Peach Fellowship also covers a portion of the student's stipend.
Shahzad Khan (NGP, George Bloom lab) is famous!
His face made it to the Society for Neuroscience 2018 Annual Meeting website page, as well as the ASCB website home page! Check him out here:
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A University of Virginia School of Medicine discovery about the role of the brain’s cleaning system in aging and Alzheimer’s disease has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as one Read More
July 30, 2018
Dr. Jonathan Kipnis (Chair, Department of Neuroscience & NGP faculty) and lab members are featured in a Read More