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    Bowser Laboratory

    Our laboratory is at the forefront of using human patient samples to discover biochemical alterations that occur early in the disease process that reflect the underlying pathology of the disease and of using cell culture-based systems to further explore the…

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    Lukas-Whiteaker Laboratory

    The Laboratory of Neurochemistry, now jointly led by Drs. Paul Whiteaker and Ronald J. Lukas, focuses on nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, which are critical to chemical signaling and electrical wiring in the brain and body.

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    Mufson Laboratory

    Research projects in the Mufson Laboratory focus on the pathobiology of the normal and diseased human brain, including the neurobiology of mild cognitive impairment, which is a precursor to Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Down syndrome, and…

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    Sattler Laboratory

    Lab Description Our laboratory studies the cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration in central nervous system (CNS) disorders such as: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) frontotemporal dementia (FTD) We are particularly interested in elucidating the role…

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    Shi Laboratory

    The Barrow Neuroimmunology Laboratory is a collaborative effort that encompasses the Neuroimmunology Regular Clinical Service Team, the Clinical Research Team, and the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis (NARCOMS) Project.

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    Wu Laboratory

    Dr. Wu and his team are studying the function and pharmacology of heterologously expressed nAChRs in cloned cells and native nAChRs in neurons isolated from brain tissue. Using electrophysiological techniques we are working to elucidate the mechanisms of nicotine reward,…

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