Neurodegeneration and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection.
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.
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.
Oxidative mechanisms associated with neurodegeneration.
Regenerative medicine approaches to protecting and repairing the retina and the optic nerve.
Ion transporters in neurological diseases.
Mechanisms of psychosis in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
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.
Cell death and neuroprotection in aging and neurodegenerative disease.