Neurodegeneration and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection.
Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience of Aging and Geriatric Brain Disorders
Mitochondria in neurodegeneration
The pathogenesis of diseases associated with movement disorders and the development of novel therapeutic approaches.
Cell signaling, mitochondria and autophagy regulation in genetic models of Parkinson's disease.
Glucocorticoid Regulation of Neurodevelopment.
Neuroimaging and cognitive studies of age and health.
Developing a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which synaptic vesicles dynamically load, retain and release neurotransmitters such as dopamine and how these processes contribute to neuropsychiatric illnesses
Neural circuits in the basal ganglia involved in motor control and disease
Neuronal cell death in ischemia and trauma.
Mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection in Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.
Development, Disease and Regeneration of the Eye
Oxidative mechanisms associated with neurodegeneration.
The mechanism of neuroinflammation and immunotherapies for stroke
Using in vivo 2- & 3- photon imaging and electrophysiology to study brain computer interfaces
Fundamental and clinical research on cellular and molecular mechanisms of retinal degeneration and development of treatments for currently incurable blinding diseases
Ion transporters in neurological diseases.
Mechanisms of psychosis in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
Cellular and molecular pathogenesis in Alzheimer's disease.
Neurophysiology of basal ganglia-cortical networks in health and disease.
Examining mechanisms of neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer's Disease, AIDS, West Nile Virus and influenza infection.
Mechanisms of neurovascular damage and repair in cerebral ischemia and traumatic brain injury