As posted in UConn Today January 12, 2022 | Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research UConn Health Researcher Investigates Treatment for Eye Injuries from Mass Chemical Weapons Attacks Chemical weapons like mustard gas have been used in warfare for over a century. They can cause mass casualties with relative […]
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Welcome Timothy Spellman, Ph.D.
Tim Spellman is a neurobiologist focused on the physiological substrates of executive functioning within higher-order association areas of the brain. Dr. Spellman uses a range of cutting-edge tools, including optogenetics, chemogenetics, extra-cellular electrophysiology, 2-photon and light field imaging, calcium and voltage indicators, pharmacology, custom robotics, and advanced statistics to investigate how the coordinated activity of […]
Traffic Jams in Parkinson’s Disease – Yulan Xiong
As posted in UConn Today September 15, 2021 | Kim Krieger UConn Communications Mutations in a protein known to cause Parkinson’s Disease derange transportation in and out of brain cells, reports a team of UConn Health researchers in the 27 July issue of Science Signaling. The toxic traffic jams that result eventually lead to […]