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O'Banion-Olschowka Labs

CNS Neuroinflammation Research

There is increasing recognition that inflammatory processes underlie many acute and chronic diseases, including those of the central nervous system (CNS). In particular, the glial and vascular components of the brain play significant and unique roles in inflammatory processes, both as sources of inflammatory mediators and as targets for local innate and acquired immune responses. Moreover, there is increasing recognition of the importance for glia in all aspects of brain function, ranging from normal homeostasis to repair and repopulation following injury. Our laboratories utilize mouse models to focus on the role of neuroinflammation in neurodegeneration and CNS injury.

Michael O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

John A. Olschowka, Ph.D.

John A. Olschowka, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

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Contact Us

  Kerry O'Banion
KMRB G-9602
601 Elmwood Ave,
Rochester, NY 14642

 (585) 275-5185

  John Olschowka
KMRB G-9619
601 Elmwood Ave,
Rochester, NY 14642

 (585) 275-8238