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Noboru Hiroi, Ph.D.

Congratulations to Dr. Noboru Hiroi for his recent publication in Lancet Psychiatry!! Click here to learn more.

August 6, 2019

Click here to read the article titled Neurobiological perspective of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.




Congratulations to Dr. Jun Hee Kim and Postdoctoral Fellow Tara Barron for their publication in Glia!! Click here to learn more.

July 19, 2019

Article titled: Neuronal input triggers Ca2+ influx through AMPA receptors and voltage‐gated Ca2+ channels in oligodendrocytes. Click here to read it.



Mark S. Shapiro, Ph.D.

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Shapiro who was featured news article by News4SA on his studies of TBI treatment! Click here to learn more.

July 17, 2019

To Learn more click here: New therapy treatment could stop brain trauma seizures  





Carie R. Boychuk, Ph.D

Congratulations to Dr. Carie Boychuk for receiving the UT System Rising STARs award!! Click here to learn more.

June 6, 2019

Click here to read the recent article about Dr. Boychuk receiving the UT System Rising STARs award.



Congratulations to Dr. Jim Nelson’s lab for their publication in Aging Cell! Click here to read the article.

May 14, 2019

Cheng, CJ, Gelfond, JAL, Strong, R, Nelson, JF. Genetically heterogeneous mice exhibit a female survival advantage that is age‐ and site‐specific: Results from a large multi‐site study. Aging Cell. 2019; 18:e12905. https://doi.org/10.1111/acel.12905


Congratulations to Dr. Veronica Galvan for being featured in a Medscape article. Click here to read the article.

April 30, 2019

Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown – Early Dementia Biomarker – Medscape




Congratulations to Tara Barron for successfully defending her dissertation!

April 18, 2019

On April 17, 2019, Neuroscience graduate student Tara Barron (pictured above) presented her dissertation defense titled: ‘Physiological Implications of Neuron-Oligodendrocyte Interaction’ to a lecture hall audience, whose members included her defense committee. She then went through a review of her dissertation and a question and answer process with the defense committee, before she was notified that she […]