Mayur Patil - WADS 2022

Mayur Patil, PhD

Mayur Patil, PhD

Mayur Patil - WADS 2022
Airway hyperreactivity (AHR), the excessive constriction of the airways, is a major clinical problem in asthma which is not treated by current therapies. Recent evidence suggests that nerves in the lungs contribute to AH... Read More

Alison Affinati, MD, PhD

Alison Affinati - WADS 2022
The brain, and particularly the hypothalamus, plays a key role in integrating physiologic and environmental cues to regulate blood glucose levels. However, the specific neural circuits that regulate glucose homeostasis i... Read More

Katherine E. Prater, PhD

Katherine Prater - WADS 2022
Alzheimer's Disease is the most common cause of dementia, or memory and thinking problems that get worse over time. Some individuals maintain normal memory and thinking during life despite having significant brain pathol... Read More

Erin Duffy Lacy, PhD

Erin Duffy Lacy - WADS 2022
This proposal aims to characterize the function a newly discovered class of small proteins ≤100 amino acids in the human brain called microproteins. Many of these microproteins are newly evolved in humans and enriched... Read More

Galina Popova, PhD

Galina Popova - WADS 2022
Glioblastoma multiforme are aggressive and deadly brain tumors with no effective treatment strategies. While microglia, the brain’s immune cells, act as ‘first responders’ to brain tumors and are naturally capable ... Read More