A new discovery from Trakhtenberg lab, recently published in Experimental Neurology, revealed a novel class of molecular regulators of axon regeneration. The discovery was covered in the news article, UConn Health Researchers Find that Youthful Proteins Help Nerves Regrow (by Kim Krieger, published in UConn Today). The study was funded by the NIH National Eye […]
Ashiti Damania from Dr. Trakhtenberg’s lab won University Scholar Award UConn undergraduate student, Ashiti Damania, who did her honors thesis and was a research assistant in Dr. Trakhtenberg’s lab over the past 3 years through graduation this Spring, won a prestigious University Scholar Award and co-authored 4 published research articles.
Matthew Frost, a graduate student in Dr. Trakhtenberg’s lab, presented a poster on Neuroprotection and Regeneration of Optic Nerve Axons at the Vision Injury Research Forum (VIRF), co-hosted by The Department of Defense (DOD), Vision Research Program (VRP), and Vision Center of Excellence (VCE), and won Lightning Talk 2nd place award at the 8th Military Vision Symposium […]