The Tenner laboratory is contributing to the emerging understanding of the role of the complement system in directing an appropriate immune response, with a specific focus on neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Our lab…

Since starting my own lab in 2011, I have focused on microglia, the immune cell of the brain. We discovered that microglia in the adult brain are dependent upon signaling through the colony-stimulating factor 1…

Our research is focused on the impact of adaptive immunity, primarily T cells, on the CNS. We have two major projects in this area. First, we are studying the effect of an immune cell population…

Research interest: Neocortical structure, function and plasticity at the large neuronal ensembles level: from basic to pre-clinical research.

Neocortex, believed by Neuroscientists to be the hallmark of brain evolution, is still poorly understood and therefore constitutes…

My laboratory studies the cellular, molecular, and activity-dependent processes that guide neural circuit formation and synaptogenesis in the intact central nervous system. The approach that we use is to combine early embryological, molecular, and behavioral…

The main goal of our lab is to understand the fundamental neural mechanisms underlying our ability to temporally organize our memories, as well as how this capacity is affected in cognitive disorders. Our primary approach…

I have made significant contributions to both basic neuroscience theory and research, and novel research technology (such as tetrode recording). Although my past theoretical and experimental work has focused largely on information coding and intrinsic…

The overall goal of my research is centered on elucidating the genetic, epigenetic and molecular mechanisms underlying motivated behaviors that characterize drug addiction. My research team conducts cutting-edge studies to define the pathways and mechanisms…

The long-term goal of my lab is to understand how nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) regulate neural processing in auditory cortex, and to develop nicotine-based drug therapies for auditory processing disorders. Our research accomplishments highlight novel…

Sex influences on brain function

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