Ross Overview

The Ross Lab investigates fundamental questions of aging. Our primary objectives are directed toward understanding the metabolic consequences and underlying molecular mechanisms of aging and age-related diseases, with a particular focus on brain aging and neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Our work investigates the interconnectedness of several hallmarks of the aging process: mitochondrial […]

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Ross Biography

Jaime M. Ross, Ph.D. joined the URI Faculty in October 2019 and is an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience within the George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience and Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy. Dr. Ross is a native of Southern Vermont and attended Saint Lawrence University, where she studied Neuroscience and Fine Arts. Dr. […]

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Ross Publications

    (♯) Corresponding author(†) signifies trainees Select Publications Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Protein Homeostasis in Aging: Insights from a Premature-Aging Mouse Model. Ross JM*, Olson L, Coppotelli G*. MDPI, January 2024. 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 […]

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Connecting the Dots

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 […]

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