Dr. Samantha Morris named 2020 NYSCF – Robertson Investigator

Samantha Morris, PhD, Assistant Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, was recently named a 2020 NYSCF-Roberston Investigator. The NYSCF Investigator Program encourages promising early career...

Jin Lab publishes new paper in Nature Medicine

The Jin Lab recently had a paper published in Nature Medicine, “Exome sequencing implicates genetic disruption of prenatal neuro-gliogenesis in sporadic congenital hydrocephalus.” Sheng Chih (Peter) Jin, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of...

Dougherty Lab has a new preprint

The Dougherty Lab has a new preprint, “Shared developmental gait disruptions across two mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders.” Rachel Rahn, a graduate student in the lab, is first author on the preprint. Joe Dougherty, PhD, Associate Professor of...

Biotech from Jeff Milbrandt and team acquired by Eli Lilly

Eli Lilly & Company recently acquired Disarm Therapeutics, a pre-clinical NAD-boosting company treating neuropathy and neurodegenerative diseases, for $135 million and a potential additional $1.2 billion in milestones. Disarm was founded by Atlas Venture; Jeff...

Lawson Lab publishes paper in Cell Reports

The Lawson Lab published a paper recently in Cell Reports, “Brown Adipose Expansion and Remission of Glycemic Dysfunction in Obese SM/J Mice.” Caryn Carson, a graduate student in the lab who recently earned her PhD, is lead author on the paper. Heather...

Dougherty Lab has new preprint

The Dougherty Lab has a new preprint, “Ontogenetic Oxycodone Exposure Affects Early-Life Communicative Behaviors, Sensorimotor Reflexes, and Weight Trajectory in Mice.” Elena Minakova, MD, a collaborating researcher in the lab and a a neonatologist at...