Author: Barbara J Paquette

Mohan lab awarded NIH CounterACT program funding

The imminent threat of a terrorist attack in the United States involving chemical agents has created new challenges for homeland security ( In research aimed to counteract the ocular damage caused by chemical injury, the principal investigator Royce Mohan and co-investigator Paola Bargagna-Mohan have developed innovative insights into how corneal Schwann cells help to restore […]

Keaven Caro – Martinelli Lab awarded NRSA F30 Fellowship

Keaven Caro, an MD/PhD student in the Martinelli lab was awarded a position on the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship F30 from the National Institute of Mental Health. The goal of this funding is to promote the development of exceptional physician scientist trainees and their research on understanding the mechanisms […]

Marwa Elamin receives the 2024 Epilepsia Basic Science Prize

Marwa Elamin, a recent graduate from the Levine lab, was awarded the 2024 Epilepsia Prize in Basic Science for her article, Dysfunctional sodium channel kinetics as a novel epilepsy mechanism in chromosome 15q11-q13 duplication syndrome. The prize is awarded for a paper of exceptional quality that constitutes an important contribution to clinical or experimental epilepsy. […]