June News

June 1, 2021

Papers and Awards

  • Kanaan NM, Grabinski T. Neuronal and Glial Distribution of Tau Protein in the Adult Rat and Monkey. Front Mol Neurosci. 2021 Apr 27;14:607303. doi:10.3389/fnmol.2021.607303. PMID: 33986642; PMCID: PMC8112591
  • Sortwell (PI), Bernstein, Patterson, Steece-Collier, Lipton, Kemere, Luk (Co-Is) were awarded $491,334 from NINDS. R56NS117549 STN DBS Effects on Neuroinflammation and Degeneration Induced by Alpha-Synuclein Inclusions. Project Dates: 07/01/21 – 06/30/22

Department News

  • 2021 Innovation Celebration: Kathy Steece-Collier was the 2021 recipient of the MSU Innovation of the Year Award.
  • Allyson Cole-Strauss was awarded the University award, the Jack Breslin Distinguished Staff Award for her work on creating the Early Detection Program (Spartan Spit Kit).
  • Welcome New TN Members! 
    • Kelly DuBois, PhD – Research Associate (PostDoc) – Kanaan Lab
    • Taylor Desjarlais – Research Assistant I – Morgan Lab