Postdoc Riccardo Sirtori, MBBS, PhD Graduate Students Michelle Gregoire (BES-CMB) Emily Potts (INP) Alicia Collins (INP) Undergraduate Students Liviana Donatelli (INP, Psy) Alex Burns (INP) Bhavya Chatragadda (INP, CMB-microbiology) Emilie Gastone (CMB) Past members – Undergrads Tinu Oladele Kofo Adebiyi Elizabeth MurphyContinue reading "People"
Graduate Students Receive Top Awards at Neuron 2023
April 27, 2023 URI neuroscience graduate students Emily Potts and Michelle Gregoire received awards at the Neuron 2023 research conference at Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine on Sunday, April 23. The event was co-sponsored by the University of Connecticut. Students from the labs of Ryan Institute assistant professors Claudia Fallini and […]Continue reading "Graduate Students Receive Top Awards at Neuron 2023"
Looking to spinal motor neurons to investigate the mysteries of ALS
Using his unique in vivo approach, Assistant Professor Marin Manuel investigates electrical activity in the spinal motor neurons in a disease model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a mysterious and fatal disorder where nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord break down, rapidly progressing […]Continue reading "Looking to spinal motor neurons to investigate the mysteries of ALS"
First-in-kind models will help break new ground in studying Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
Gene-edited rat models will reflect vascular pathology associated with Alzheimer’s and related disorders.Continue reading "First-in-kind models will help break new ground in studying Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders"
Q&A: Giuseppe Coppotelli, Ph.D.
Giuseppe Coppotelli, Ph.D. investigates how protein homeostasis deregulation and mitochondrial dysfunction in the aging brain could contribute to chronic inflammation and dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease. What drew you to this area of research?Growing up, I was always curious about living organisms. How do plants grow? How do they know to turn their leaves to […]Continue reading "Q&A: Giuseppe Coppotelli, Ph.D."
Ryan Institute Co-Director John Robinson named Thomas M. Ryan Professor of Neuroscience
The URI Foundation & Alumni Engagement (URIFAE) is pleased to announce that George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience Co-Executive Director John K. Robinson has been named Thomas M. Ryan Professor of Neuroscience.Continue reading "Ryan Institute Co-Director John Robinson named Thomas M. Ryan Professor of Neuroscience"
Q&A with Joseph Schrader, Ph.D.
Joe Schrader, research assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, uses mass spectroscopy proteomics to investigate biomarkers and disease mechanisms in Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. He shares his thoughts on research, how being a musician makes him a better scientist, and why he hasn’t missed a day of running in seven years. What drew […]Continue reading "Q&A with Joseph Schrader, Ph.D."
__________________________ 2020 Metabolomics biomarker discovery in cerebrospinal fluid for cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Van den Berg E, Kuiperij HB, Van Nostrand WE*, Peters TMA, Coene KLM, Engelke UFH, De Boer S, Verbeek MM. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, December 2020. Wiley. A recommended “minimum data set” framework for SD-OCT retinal image acquisition and analysis from the Atlas of […]Continue reading "Past Publications"
Q&A with Jaime Ross, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Jaime Ross investigates fundamental questions of aging. In this Q&A, she shares her thoughts on the questions that drive her research and what she finds most encouraging about the aging process. How did you become interested in studying aging?It happened by accident. I was studying a robust model of premature aging developed at […]Continue reading "Q&A with Jaime Ross, Ph.D."