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Lab Members

Principal Investigators

M. Kerry O'Banion
M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.
KMRB G.9602
Phone: (585) 275-5185
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Research Interest: Defining neuro-inflammatory processes that contribute to pathology and disease progression in Alzheimer's disease, as well as late CNS effects following radiation exposure
John Olschowka
John A. Olschowka, Ph.D.
KMRB G.9619
Phone: (585) 275-8238
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Research Interest: Mechanisms of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration within the CNS, primarily Glial Cells and Vascular components of the brain.

Research Staff

Lee Trojanczyk
Lee Trojanczyk
Technical Associate
KMRB G.9838
Phone: (585) 275-1585

Graduate Students

Elizabeth Belcher
Research Interest: The mechanisms through which radiotherapy may have an adverse effect on cognition
Dawling Dionisio-Santos
Research Interest: Ameliorating Alzheimer’s Disease tau pathology through immunomodulation: A novel role for interleukin 4 and glatiramer acetate
Berke Karaahmet
Research Interest: Neuroinflammation
Research Interest: The role of microglia in regulating amyloid pathology over the course of Alzheimer's disease