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Abdellatif Benraiss, Ph.D.Abdellatif Benraiss, Ph.D.
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Neurology
Goldman Lab

Research Interest: The use of gene therapeutic strategies to induce and regulate neurogenesis from endogenous neural stem cells in the adult mammalian brain, with a particular emphasis on developing this as a therapeutic strategy in Huntington's disease.
Devin Chandler-Militello, M.S.Devin Chandler-Militello, M.S.
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Neurology
Goldman Lab

Research Interest: Differentiation of human glial progenitor cells from iPSCs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to examine changes in gene expression. Working with Dr. Windrem to generate iPSC and hESC-derived glial progenitor cells for cell therapy.
Kathy Clark, Ph.D.Kathy Clark, Ph.D.
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Neurology
Goldman Lab

Research Interest: Identifying the molecular pathways in glial cells that are dysregulated in patients with ALS/FTD resulting from a hexanucleotide repeat expansion in the C9orf72 gene. Utilization of chimeras to study the interaction of diseased human glial cells with healthy mice neurons.
Fengfei Ding, M.D.Fengfei Ding, M.D.
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Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: EEG recording and behavior tests
Ting Du, M.D., Ph.D.Ting Du, M.D., Ph.D.
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Neurosurgery
Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: Pathophysiological mechanisms of brain edema
Ali Erturk, Ph.D.Ali Erturk, Ph.D.
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Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: Study of neurodegeneration and inflammation in acute brain injuries using tissue clearing technologies.
Steven Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.Steven A. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.
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Neurology
Goldman Lab

Research Interest: Identify the expression patterns of the major categories of stem and progenitor cells of the adult human brain and to use that information to define the signaling pathways that distinguish one progenitor from another, as well as those that distinguish brain tumor stem and progenitor cells from their normal counterparts.
Lauren Hablitz, Ph.D.Lauren Hablitz, Ph.D.
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Neurosurgery
Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: Basic biological mechanisms of circadian synchrony and entrainment in health and disease. Understanding how circadian rhythms and sleep can enhance glymphatic, neuronal, and cerebrovascular function.
Rashad Hussain, Ph.D.Rashad Hussain, Ph.D.
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Neurosurgery
Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: Glymphatic system in health and disease; neuron-glia interactions and signaling mechanisms.
Gwen Huynh, Ph.D.Gwen Huynh, Ph.D.
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Goldman Lab

Research Interest: Transcriptomic and epigenetic regulation of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Application of machine learning techniques to characterize and assess the quality of engineered glial cells.
Guojun Liu, Ph.D.Guojun Liu, Ph.D.
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Neurosurgery
Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: The Glymphatic system in hydrocephalus; the mechanism of CSF secretion in neurological disease.
Yuan Lu, Ph.D.Yuan Lu, Ph.D.
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Neurosurgery
Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: Electrophysiological study of neuro-glia interaction in neurological diseases including Alzheimer's disease
John Mariani, Ph.D.John Mariani, Ph.D.
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Neurology
Goldman Lab

Research Interest: Multi-omic bulk and single cell sequencing analyses of human glial chimeric mice to unravel the transcriptional underpinnings of human glial dysfunction in disease.
Rupal Mehta, M.D.Rupal Mehta, M.D.
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Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: Small vessel disease and blood-brain barrier disruption in stroke
Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., DMScMaiken Nedergaard, M.D., DMSc
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Neurosurgery
Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: The basic biology of glial cells in the CNS and the role of astrocytes in several neurological diseases, including stroke, spinal cord injury, epilepsy, tremor, and ALS. Research is aimed at defining new strategies for the treatment of neurological diseases that target astrocytic dysfunction.
Joana Osorio, M.D.Joana Osorio, M.D.
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Neurology
Goldman Lab

Research Interest: Cell based therapies for treatment of congenital disorders of myelin, particularly Pelizaeus Merzbacher disease and Krabbe disease. Gene editing of human induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with Pelizaeus Merzbacher disease for autologous cell transplantation. Differential characteristics of human and murine NG2+ oligodendrocyte progenitor cells in the grey and white matter. Migration and dispersal of human oligodendrocyte progenitor cells in the rat brain.
Weiguo Peng, M.D.Weiguo Peng, M.D.
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Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: Spinal cord and spinal nerve injury; more specifically the secondary injury after spinal cord trauma and how to improve the recovery of spinal cord injury.
Christina Trojel-Hansen, Ph.D.Christina Trojel-Hansen, Ph.D.
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Goldman Lab

Research Interest: Focusing on preclinical and clinical translation of Glia Progenitor Cells
Martha Windrem, Ph.D.Martha Windrem, Ph.D.
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Neurology
Goldman Lab

Research Interest: The use of glial progenitor cells for treating disorders of myelin, in both pediatric and adult animal models of myelin disease. She also studies the biology of human astrocytes and oligodendrocytes in vivo, in chimeric brain models that permit the assessment of human cells in vivo, in rodent models of neurological disease.
Jim Xu, Ph.D.Jim Xu, Ph.D.
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Neurosurgery
Nedergaard Lab

Research Interest: Using in vivo and in vitro electrophysiological, multiphoton, oxygen sensor and potassium sensor methods to investigate the physiological functions of astrocytes in the central nervous system.