Milbrandt Lab publishes paper in eLife

The Milbrandt and DiAntonio Labs have a new paper in eLife, “SARM1 depletion rescues NMNAT1 dependent photoreceptor cell death and retinal degeneration.” Yo Sasaki, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics at Washington University School of...

Milbrandt Lab has paper published in Nature Communications

The Milbrandt Lab recently had a paper published in Nature Communications, “Peripheral nerve resident macrophages share tissue-specific programming and features of activated microglia.” Peter Wang and Aldrin K. Y. Yim, graduate students in the lab, are...

Milbrandt Lab publishes paper in PNAS

The Milbrandt Lab has a new paper in PNAS, “Cell-autonomous expression of the acid hydrolase galactocerebrosidase.” The paper is in collaboration with the Sands Lab and the Bruno Benitez, PhD, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Washington University...

Milbrandt Lab publishes paper in Glia

The Milbrandt Lab published a paper recently in Glia. The paper, “Disrupting insulin signaling in Schwann cells impairs myelination and induces a sensory neuropathy,” shows that Schwann cells may play an important role in diabetic neuropathy and targeting...

Milbrandt Lab publishes paper in Molecular Neurobiology

The Milbrandt Lab had a paper published recently in Molecular Neurobiology. The paper, “DLK Activation Synergizes with Mitochondrial Dysfunction to Downregulate Axon Survival Factors and Promote SARM1-Dependent Axon Degeneration,” was published in...

Genetics graduate students finalists for O’Leary Prize

Kow Essuman, a graduate student in the Milbrandt Lab, and Alex Russo, a graduate student in the DiAntonio Lab, are finalists for the O’Leary Prize. As finalists, Kow and Alex will give short presentations of their research at the O’Leary Prize Competition on...

Mitra lab postdoc has paper accepted by Cell Reports

Denis Avey, Ph.D., a postdoc in the Mitra and Milbrandt labs, had a paper accepted recently by Cell Reports. The paper, “Single cell RNAseq uncovers a robust transcriptional response to morphine by glia,” looks at the morphine-dependent transcriptional...

Milbrandt lab publishes paper on Schwann cell O-GlcNAcylation

The Milbrandt lab published a paper recently on Schwann cell O-GlcNAcylation. The paper, “Schwann cell O-GlcNAcylation promotes peripheral nerve remyelination via attenuation of the AP-1 transcription factor JUN,” appears in PNAS. Sungsu Kim, Ph.D., an...