Month: October 2022

Dr. Timothy Spellman appears in UConn Health’s “The Pulse”

Science in Seconds: Attention-Grabbing Brain Research Neuroscientist Timothy Spellman is focusing his attention on attention – and why it’s disrupted in a wide range of psychiatric and neurological diseases from schizophrenia to Alzheimer’s. His lab is using new experimental techniques that he designed to study the part of the brain that controls attention. By learning […]

Verma and Liang research work published in Hartford Courant

New publication from Verma and Liang’ research work receives news coverage by Hartford Courant Stroke remains a leading cause of disability in the United States. Despite decades of efforts, first neuroprotective treatment is still waiting its approval for clinical use.  In collaboration with Dr. Bruce Liang of Calhoun Cardiology Department and Kenneth Jacobson of NIH/NIDDK, […]

Pengyu Zong receives travel award at BCVS meeting

A critical role of TRPM2-NMDAR coupling in excitotoxicity during ischemic stroke   Ischemic stroke is a major cause of death worldwide. To develop better therapies, Dr. Yue’s group focuses on investigating the mechanisms of ischemic neuronal death, which is classically thought to be induced by N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptors (NMDAR)-mediated excitotoxicity during ischemic stroke. However, all NMDAR antagonists […]