September News

September 30, 2021

Papers and Awards

  • Jiang L, Lin W, Zhang C, Ash PEA, Verma M, Kwan J, van Vliet E, Yang Z, Cruz AL, Boudeau S, Maziuk BF, Lei S, Song J, Alvarez VE, Hovde S, Abisambra JF, Kuo MH, Kanaan N, Murray ME, Crary JF, Zhao J, Cheng JX, Petrucelli L, Li H, Emili A, Wolozin B. Interaction of tau with HNRNPA2B1 and N(6)-methyladenosine RNA mediates the progression of tauopathy.  Mol Cell. 2021 Aug 20:S1097-2765(21)00622-5 PMID: 34453888
  • Kanaan – MSU Site PI, Biomarker Co-Leader; Morgan – Biomarker Co-Leader; Vega – Biomarker Co-Investigator & Research Education Component Co-Investigator; Combs – Biomarker Co-Investigator; Lamp – Biomarker Academic Specialist; Counts – Neuropathology Co-Investigator; Ilardo – Outreach and Recruitment Co-Investigator; Bender – Neuroimaging Co-Investigator were awarded $15,381,397 (Total for Center), $1,793, 630 (Total MSU portion; $48,514 Neuropathology Core; $35,063 Outreach and Recruitment Core; $1,661,412 Biomarker Core; $13,500 Neuroimaging Core; $34,602 Research Education Component) by NIA/NIH for P30AG072931 Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. This study will catalyze and perform research of the highest impact in Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. 09/01/2021 – 05/30/2026

Welcome New Department Members

  • Isabel Johnson – Research Technologist, Kanaan Lab (transitioned to full-time staff on August 31)