Sarah Palko 3rd place poster award at the 2022 Graduate Research Day

Sarah Palko, third year graduate student, wins the 3rd place poster award at the 2022 Biomedical Sciences Graduate Research Day. Sarah presented her research conducted in the Mohan lab that identifies a novel target for age-related macular degeneration, which is a leading cause of global blindness. Sarah is also the recipient of the Biomedical Science […]

Activation of macrophage TRPM2 and CD36 promotes atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is the major cause of ischemic heart disease and stroke, the leading causes of mortality worldwide. To develop better therapies, Dr. Yue’s group focuses on investigating the underlying mechanism of atherosclerosis, the root cause of cardiovascular diseases and brain stroke. The prominent feature of atherosclerosis is the formation of foam cells, the lipid-laden macrophages. Foam cells accelerate […]