Author: Jody Gridley

Trakhtenberg “Spotlighted”

Dr. Ephraim F. Trakhtenberg, assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience was recently Spotlighted in the “President’s Corner” at The BrightFocus Foundation* for his new approach in regenerating the injured optic nerve.  Read more about Dr. Trakhtenberg’s exciting discovery in the National Glaucoma Research Report: Spring 2019.   *Nonprofit organization (501(c)(3), which supports research to […]

Brain stem cells in multiple sclerosis patients

Stephen J. Crocker, PhD, associate professor for the Department of Neuroscience, along with his lab and colleagues had their recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), titled “Cellular senescence in progenitor cells contributes to diminished remyelination potential in progressive multiple sclerosis.” This publication features how brain stem cells in people with the most severe form of multiple […]