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(♯) Corresponding author(†) signifies trainees Select Publications Gaspar L*, Bartman S*, Coppotelli G*, Ross J*. Effect of apparatus characteristics on anxiety-like behavior in young adult and old mice of both sexes assessed by the elevated plus maze assay. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, August 2023. Gaspar L*, Bartman S*, Coppotelli G*, Ross J*. Acute […]Continue reading "Ross Publications"
New faculty member Claudia Fallini investigates how modulation of the cytoskeletal protein actin could potentially be an ALS therapy.Continue reading "Cytoskeleton Keys"
A new study on the impact of exercise on cerebral amyloid angiopathy shows long-term physical activity may help reduce neuroinflammation.Continue reading "Steps to Brain Health"
NEW FACULTY Cytoskeleton Keys Claudia Fallini, Ph.D. is investigating a critical gateway that may provide clues into the causes of ALS. In the mystery of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Claudia Fallini is looking to connect some dots. In recent years, researchers have found potential clues to the puzzling and fatal disease, which causes the progressive […]Continue reading "Connecting the Dots"
Dr. Bill Van Nostrand is the Herrmann Professor of Neuroscience and Co-Director of the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience. He is one of the field’s leading researchers on the pathogenesis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy, cerebral small vessel disease, and Alzheimer’s disease using biochemical, molecular, cellular and animal model approaches. He is […]Continue reading "Van Nostrand Biography"
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Recent Publications Impact of Aβ40 and Aβ42 Fibrils on the Transcriptome of Primary Astrocytes and Microglia. Zhu X*, Schrader JM*, Irizarry B, Smith SO, Van Nostrand WE. Biomedicines. November 2022. Impact of non-pharmacological chronic hypertension on a transgenic rat model of cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Stanisavljevic A*, Schrader JM*, Zhu X*, Mattar JM*, Hanks A*, Xu F*, Majchrzak M*, Robinson JK*, […]Continue reading "Van Nostrand Publications"
What role do the brain blood vessels play in the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders? The Van Nostrand lab investigates the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and cerebral small vessel disease using biochemical, molecular, cellular, and animal model approaches. Their preclinical models of disease have been used widely […]Continue reading "Van Nostrand Overview"