Congratulations for new paper contributed by Dr. Toru Sasaki in Journal of Neurotrauma! Three funding/award were received recently to the projects led by Drs. Ray Ku, Aminah Sheikh & Steve Page!!!
Congratulations to our undergraduate student, Aiesha Basha, on her 2nd Place Poster Award at GW Research Day! And a shoutout to our MD student, Vanessa Niba, on doing a great job with her poster presentation as well! https://researchdays.gwu.edu/
Recently published collaborative paper on the biocage in Scientific Reports! Congratulations to Alex and colleagues! The paper is titled, "An implantable micro-caged device for direct local delivery of agents." The authors are Alexander I. Son, Justin D. Opfermann, Caroline McCue, Julie Ziobro, John H. Abrahams III, Katherine Jones, Paul D. Morton, Seiji Ishii, Chima Oluigbo, … Continue reading Alex’s Biocage paper published in Scientific Reports! Congratulations to everyone involved!
"NIH-funded mouse study sheds light on neural risks associated with prenatal alcohol exposure" (NIH, July 19, 2017) https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-funded-mouse-study-sheds-light-neural-risks-associated-prenatal-alcohol-exposure "Center for Neuroscience Research investigators join CIFASD" (Innovation District, Children's National Health System, July 17, 2017) https://innovationdistrict.childrensnational.org/center-neuroscience-research-investigators-join-cifasd/
Dr. Hashimoto-Torii's UH2 award: UH2 and Dr. Torii's R01: R01 Shahid Mohammad's travel award: "...RSA Junior Investigator Award for the 2017 RSA Scientific meeting. This award is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and will provide a $100 travel reimbursement/stipend and your registration fee will be covered by this award."
Congratulations to Dr. Masaaki Torii and everyone involved in the collaboration on their publication! "Differential neuronal susceptibility and apoptosis in congenital ZIKV infection" http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ana.24968/full
Congratulations to Vanessa Niba for receiving the W.T. Gill, Jr., Summer Research Fellowship! https://smhs.gwu.edu/oso/scholarships#gill
Dr. Masaaki Torii & Dr. Hashimoto-Torii received a Pilot funding award from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN). Congratulations!!
News featuring Seiji and Masaaki's Nature Communications paper! Congratulations everyone! The paper is titled "Variations in brain defects result from cellular mosaicism in the activation of heat shock signalling." The authors are Seiji Ishii*, Masaaki Torii*, Alexander I. Son, Meenu Rajendraprasad, Yury M. Morozov, Yuka Imamura Kawasawa, Anna C. Salzberg, Mitsuaki Fujimoto, Kristen Brennand, Akira Nakai, … Continue reading News featuring Ishii* Torii* et al. (Nature Comm. paper 2017) May 3-12, 2017
The Dana Foundation: "Highlighting Prenatally Damaged Neurons that Remain Vulnerable After Birth" (May 16, 2017) [http://dana.org/News/Highlighting_Prenatally_Damaged_Neurons_that_Remain_Vulnerable_After_Birth/ ] InnovationDistrict (CNHS): "Finding the brain cells damaged by environmental stressors" (March 28, 2017) [http://innovationdistrict.childrensnational.org/finding-brain-cells-damaged-environmental-stressors/]