Month: May 2022

Activation of macrophage TRPM2 and CD36 promotes atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is the major cause of ischemic heart disease and stroke, the leading causes of mortality worldwide. To develop better therapies, Dr. Yue’s group focuses on investigating the underlying mechanism of atherosclerosis, the root cause of cardiovascular diseases and brain stroke. The prominent feature of atherosclerosis is the formation of foam cells, the lipid-laden macrophages. Foam cells accelerate […]

Promoting Diversity in Vision Research

Ezigbobiara Umejiego, a third-year medical student at the UConn School of Medicine, working in the Mohan lab, presents his project at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology international conference in Denver, CO (May 1-4, 2022). The Mohan lab was awarded an NIH supplement through the National Eye Institute (NEI) to recruit and promote […]