Antidepressant Could Stop Deadly Sepsis, Study Suggests
February 2019 - Dr. Alban Gaultier and Dorian Rosen have identified an antidepressant that may also stop deadly sepsis. Their findings were published in the February 6, 2019 issue of…
October 2018 - The BIG Center visits the Shenandoah Valley for its annual team-building Fall Hike. Special thanks to Cat Lammert (Lukens Lab) for organizing!
Jonathan Kipnis Receives NIH Director’s Pioneer Award
October 2018 - Congratulations to Dr. Kipnis and his lab for receiving the NIH Director's Pioneer Award! Click here to read the full UVA Today article.
September 2018 - Dr. Lukens has been awarded an R01 by the NIH - Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke. He and his lab will be investigating lymphatic dysfunction in…
BIG Center Welcomes Dr. Ukpong Eyo
August 2018 - Dr. Eyo is the newest faculty member of the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia at the rank of Assistant Professor.
July 2018 - BIG Center Faculty member Alban Gaultier is promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations Dr. Gaultier!
5 Questions with Javier Provencio
Check out this fascinating article in UVA Today highlighting Dr. Javier Provencio's work in the Nerancy Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit:
Smart Drug Smarts podcast interview highlights lymphatic system discovery
“Brain, Meet Lymphatic System” – A Biology Surprise The Leap Day podcast from the Smart Drug Smarts show featured Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D. as he discusses the very exciting, recent discovery of…
Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System
In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune…