Welcome Dr. Manuel Castro-Alamancos

It is our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Manuel A. Castro-Alamancos has joined the Department of Neuroscience as Professor of Neuroscience and the Janice and Rodney Reynolds Endowed Chair in Neurobiology on June 19, 2020. Dr. Castro-Alamancos received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University Complutense in Madrid, Spain, and his MS in […]

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 […]

Trakhtenberg “Spotlighted”

Dr. Ephraim F. Trakhtenberg, assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience was recently Spotlighted in the “President’s Corner” at The BrightFocus Foundation* for his new approach in regenerating the injured optic nerve.  Read more about Dr. Trakhtenberg’s exciting discovery in the National Glaucoma Research Report: Spring 2019.   *Nonprofit organization (501(c)(3), which supports research to […]