Funded Research


Kimberly Lewis, PhD

Integrating the Metabolome with the Transcriptome and miRNAome in Underactive Adults at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Xuchen Zhang, PhD

Rejuvenating the Aging Brain - Genetic Dissection of Synaptic Adhesion Molecules on Promoting Synapse Formation

Xin Jin, PhD

Epigenetic Mechanisms of Brain Aging

Sarah Kaufman, MD, PhD

Actin-mitochondria Interactions During Stress and Aging

Ryo Higuchi-Sanabria, PhD

Actin-Mitochondria Interactions During Stress and Aging

Katlin Silm, PhD

Role of Cysteine String Protein in Dopamine Neuron Function and Vulnerability to Degeneration

Fleur Ferguson, PhD

Chemical Tools for Deciphering Parkinson's Disease Signaling

Finn Wolfreys, PhD

Screening and Characterization of Protein Folding Correctors for Non-Surgical Treatment of Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy

Claire Clelland, MD, PhD

Using Genetics, CRISPR and Patient iPSC to Model C9orf72 FTD/ALS

Andrew Folick, MD, PhD

Role of Apolipoprotein E in Diet-Responsive Hypothalamic Microglial Regulation of Obesity and Metabolic Disease

Amanda McQuade, PhD

Uncovering Function and Regulation of an Aging-Associated Interferon-Responsive Microglial State

Pam Taub, MD

Feasibility and Efficacy of Time-Restricted Eating in Diabetes Management