Implant Prototype Featured in UVA Today


December 2023 - Neuroscience professor and chair Harald Sontheimer was featured in UVA Today, highlighting his work on a "deep brain implant" that may treat or even reverse the degenerative…

Research In Motion: Harald Sontheimer


December 2023 - UVA’s Research in Motion recently featured Neuroscience professor and chair Dr. Harald Sontheimer. In his words: "I study glial cells called astrocytes, the brain support cells that…

Ukpong Eyo in Conversation with Nature Neuroscience


December 2023 - Nature Neuroscience interviewed Ukpong Eyo about his path to the neuroscience field and thoughts on the research landscape today. Click here to read the article!

John Lukens on “Inside UVA” with Pres. Ryan


December 2023 - Check out Neuroscience's own John Lukens on the latest episode of Inside UVA with UVA president Jim Ryan! Visit this link to learn more and listen to…

Alex Kuan Awarded New NIH R01 Grant


October 2023 - Congratulations to Chia-Yi (Alex) Kuan, who was just awarded a new $3 million NIH R01 grant! In this new grant, Dr. Kuan and Min-Hao Kuo, PhD, co-principal…

Ukpong Eyo Published in Science


September 2023 - Congratulations to Ukpong Eyo, who, co-authored with Anna Molofsky at UCSF, published an important opinion in Science arguing that we have much yet to learn about microglial…

Tsai-Yi Lu Published in Nature Neuroscience


September 2023 - Congrats to Tsai-Yi Lu, new Assistant Professor in Neuroscience, on their first-author paper recently published in Nature Neuroscience! View Publication

Research In Motion: Mary Peace McRae


August 2023 - UVA's Research in Motion recently featured Neuroscience professor and Assistant Dean for Research Dr. Mary Peace McRae. In her words: "My research studies how opioids negatively impact…

UVA Interviews Harald Sontheimer, Neuroscience Chair


August 2023 - Our nation is at an inflection point in the battle against Alzheimer’s, dementia, and related neurological disorders. With millions of patients and families impacted by these conditions,…

Synphane Gibbs-Shelton and Ukpong Eyo awarded Gilliam Fellowship


July 2023 - Congratulations to Synphane Gibbs-Shelton and her mentor Ukpong Eyo on receiving one of the 50 national Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowships to Advance Equity and Inclusion…