School of Medicine Trainee Achievements – Mohan lab

The Department of Neuroscience is proud to announce the recent achievements of UConn School of Medicine student trainees, who have conducted research in the Mohan lab. Sonny Caplash, M.D. will be joining the residency program in Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sonny remarks, ‘My interest in ophthalmology began with a service trip 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 […]

UConn Researchers Honored by CASE

As posted in UConn Today, February 22, 2019   The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) has announced the election of 24 new members from among Connecticut’s leading experts in science, engineering, and technology.  Seven of these members were from UConn, including Riqiang Yan, Chair and Professor, Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine. Read […]