Month: August 2023

CounterACT NIH Translational Grant Awarded to the Mohan lab

The eye is one of the most sensitive organs that can be injured by toxic chemicals and warfare agents, but drug treatments to mitigate chemical-induced ocular pathology have not been developed.  Alerted to increased threats posed by homeland terrorists who could cause mass casualty by chemical exposure, the trans NIH-agency CounterACT program was developed to […]

Qinfang Liu receives prestigious Henderson Award

Qinfang Liu, a graduate student from Dr. Yulan Xiong’s lab in our neuroscience graduate program, won the 2023 Henderson Award. This award is given annually to the student with the best dissertation in the Biomedical Science PhD program, UConn Health. During Qinfang’s PhD thesis study, he discovered both upstream regulation of LRRK2 mRNA decay and […]