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

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

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

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

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Congratulations to Dr. Qian Shi for being awarded JDRF grant!!

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Congratulations to graduate student, Angie Olson in Dr. Galvan’s lab for being awarded 1st place in the Data Blitz at the 2019 American Aging Association Annual Meeting!

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

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

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

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

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

Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown – Early Dementia Biomarker – Medscape

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Congratulations to Dr. Stacy Hussong and Angie Olson in Dr. Galvan’s lab for receiving travel awards for the 2019 American Aging Association meeting, this year in San Francisco!!

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Congratulations to Tara Barron for successfully defending her dissertation!

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 […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Swati Banerjee’s group for their recent publication in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience!!

Shi, Q., Lin, Y. Q., Saliba, A., Xie, J., Neely, G. G. and Banerjee, S. (2019). Tubulin Polymerization Promoting Protein, Ringmaker, and MAP1B Homolog Futsch Coordinate Microtubule Organization and Synaptic Growth. Frontiers in Cell Neurosci. (in press).

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