Faculty

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 […]

Dr. Rajkumar Verma’s journal article receives 1st place

Rajkumar Verma, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience has much to celebrate.  His article titled, “Inhibition of miR-141-3p Ameliorates the Negative Effects of Poststroke Social Isolation in Aged Mice” was selected as the 1st prize winner of the 2018 Stroke Progress and Innovation Award.  This award was presented at the 2019 International Stroke Conference of […]

Dr. Byoung-Il Bae Joins UConn Health

It is a great pleasure to announce that Dr. Byoung-Il Bae will join the Department of Neuroscience as an assistant professor on January 4, 2019. Dr. Bae received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University in 2006 under the guidance of Dr. Solomon H. Snyder. His Ph.D. thesis explored how mutant Huntingtin (mHtt) protein […]