Targeting adult neurogenesis may be useful in treating PTSD

A new study led by Drs. Tuncdemir and Grosmark recently published in Neuron is titled ‘Adult-born granule cells facilitate remapping of spatial and non-spatial representations in the dentate gyrus’. The hippocampus is brain structure central for several forms of memory including the episodic memories that let us keep track of what’s previously happened to us, and […]

CounterACT NIH Translational Grant Awarded to the Mohan lab

The eye is one of the most sensitive organs that can be injured by toxic chemicals and warfare agents, but drug treatments to mitigate chemical-induced ocular pathology have not been developed.  Alerted to increased threats posed by homeland terrorists who could cause mass casualty by chemical exposure, the trans NIH-agency CounterACT program was developed to […]