Nan Gao was promoted to Full Professor and received an award for Excellence in Research from the University!
Jack Delucia received a fellowship from the NJ Governor’s Coouncil for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism entitled "Neuropilin 2 regulates distinct cellular processes in different basal ganglia propulations necessary for complex behaviors in mice" for research in Tracy Tran's lab.
A new R21 grant was awarded to Jean-Pierre Etchegaray and Nan Gao entitled "TET-mediated DNA oxidations in mucosal innate defense"
Tracy Tran has received 2 grants, one from NSF and one from NIH.
Recent Publications and Notifications:
From the Etchegaray lab: Sorrentino et al: Hypomethylating Chemotherapeutic Agents as Therapy for Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Prevention of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, 2021 Jul 4;14(7):641. doi: 10.3390/ph14070641.PMID: 34358067
From the Gao lab: Yu et al. "Paneth Cell-Derived Lysozyme Defines the Composition of Mucolytic Microbiota and the Inflammatory Tone of the Intestine", Immunity 53(2):398-416. 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.immuni.2020.07.010
This study made headline news from NIH, https://www.nccih.nih.gov/research/research-results/new-study-provides-insight-into-the-causation-of-inflammatory-bowel-diseases?nav=govd
From the Tran lab: Eisenberg C, Subramanian D, Afrasiabi M, Ziobro P, DeLucia J, Hirschberg PR, ShiflettMW, Santhakumar V, Tran TS. (2021). Reduced Hippocampal Inhibition and EnhancedAutism-Epilepsy Comorbidity in Mice Lacking Neuropilin 2. Transl Psychiatry 11:537 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41398-021-01655-6
From the Kim lab: Kim et al. "Mechanical stretch induces myelin protein loss in oligodendrocytes by activating Erk1/2 in a calcium‐dependent manner, Glia 68 (10): 2070-2085, https://doi.org/10.1002/glia.23827
From the Friedman lab: Zanin, J.P. and W.J. Friedman, p75NTR prevents the onset of cerebellar granule cell migration via RhoA activation, eLife, https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.79934, 2022
From the Wong lab: Karagas, N.E. R. Gupta, E. Rastegari, K.L.Tan, H.H.Leung, H.J. Bellen, K. Venkatachalam, Ching-On Wong, Loss of Activity-Induced Mitochondrial ATP Production Underlies the Synaptic Defects in a Drosophila Model of ALS, Journal of Neuroscience 8 September 2022, JN-RM-2456-21; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2456-21.2022, https://www.jneurosci.org/content/early/2022/09/07/JNEUROSCI.2456-21.2022