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NeuroHealth

NeuroHealth

Translating neuroscience discoveries into treatments

Understanding the brain in health and disease will improve treatments for ourselves and our loved ones. Our clinical scientists not only treat patients, but are also working with basic scientists to pioneer novel treatments for psychiatric and neurological disease. Ongoing research aims to reverse brain aging, ease the devastating consequences of stroke, and develop non-invasive treatments to modulate brain activity associated with epilepsy and other neurological diseases. Breakthrough improvements in brain and mental health benefit not just individuals, but society as a whole.

Our NeuroHealth Projects

Funded Research - Seed Grant
Maternal infection is linked to increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and schizophrenia. This proposal examines how virus-associated cytokines, specifically interferons, affect human neurons modeled in brain organoids or studied directly in fetal brain samples.
Funded Research - Seed Grant
We will comprehensively define the gene network associated with mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson's disease using a cutting-edge technology, CRISPR, to understand how these nerve cells die in PD and how we can reverse the cell death to treat the disease.