News & Highlights

Shin Lab Research

New Contributor to Age-Related Hearing Loss Identified

March 2019 – Congratulations to Drs. Ting-Ting Du and Jung-Bum Shin for publishing their recent findings related to hearing loss in Nature Communications!  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-09074-4

 

Carleigh O'Brien

Carleigh publishes paper and passes thesis defense!

March 2019 – Carleigh O’Brien is nearing graduation! She published her second first author paper in February of 2019 in the Journal of Immunology, titled “IL-10 and ICOS Differentially Regulate T Cell Responses in the Brain during Chronic Toxoplasma gondii infection.” She passed her private defense on March 6th 2019 and is currently making plans for post-graduation. We are going to miss her!

 

Gaultier Lab ResearchAntidepressant Could Stop Deadly Sepsis, Study Suggests

Februrary 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 Science Translational Medicine.  https://stm.sciencemag.org/content/11/478/eaau5266

 

Graduate Student is Featured in Alpha Omega Alpha Periodical

October 2018 – Neuroscience graduate student, Mark Rudolf of Corwin Lab, has recently published in The Pharos, a prestigious periodical released by Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. His … [Read More…]

 

 

Neuroscience at President Ryan’s Inauguration 5K

October 2018 – The “B.I.G. Neuro” team had a showing of nearly 50 people for the Community Bridges 5K Run/Walk for President Jim Ryan’s inauguration weekend. What a turnout! Special thanks to Kate … [Read More…]

 

 

Jonathan KipnisJonathan 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. … [Read More…]

 

 

Lukens Lab Publishes in Journal of Immunology

August 2018 – Lukens Lab is featured in the “Tech and Science” section of Newsweek for their recent publication! The full article entitled, “Critical Roles for Microbiota-Mediated Regulation of the … [Read More…]

 

Eyo UkpongNeuroscience Welcomes Dr. Ukpong Eyo

August 2018 – Dr. Ukpong Eyo is the newest primary faculty member in the Department of Neuroscience. Welcome Dr. Eyo! … [Read More…]

 

 

Kipnis Lab, Sandro Da MesquitaUVA Brain Discovery Could Block Aging’s Terrible Toll On The Mind

July 2018 – Congratulations to Dr. Sandro Ferreira Da Mesquita, Dr. Antoine Louveau, and the Kipnis Lab for publishing in Nature! The findings are related to aging and treating/preventing Alzheimer’s.  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0368-8