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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Christoph PröschelChristoph Pröschel, Ph.D.
KMRB 2-9629
Phone: (585) 273-5368

Defining roles of glial progenitor cells and astrocytes as critical modulators in responses to chemical exposure, injury, or stress; discovering how exogenous factors contribute to neurodegenerative diseases; and developing new approaches to treat traumatic injury and neurodegenerative diseases.

Postdoctoral Scholars

Michael RudyMichael Rudy, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

How iron deficiency during pregnancy alters neurodevelopment in the offspring; and the behavioral, toxicological, and morphological sequelae seen later in life.

Research Staff

Michelle LacagninaMichelle Lacagnina
Technical Associate

Graduate Students

Heather NatolaHeather Natola, Ph.D.

Studying how astrocytes can be used as a therapy for Parkinson's Disease.