Neuroscience

Ultrasound Guided Injection of Tumor Cells into Mice

A less invasive technique that allows for a shorter recovery time and potentially faster turnaround times for studies.

Normal and Cerebrospinal Fluid Physiology of the Spinal Cord

A study of the mechanism of fluid inflow and outflow from the spinal cord.

Relationship Between Dysfunction in the Brain and Behavior

Determining the role dopamine plays in a rodent's ability to react with fear to a threatening stimulus.

Molecularly-Induced Functional Changes Within the Nervous System

Molecularly-induced functional changes within the nervous system in various disease states.

Identification of Causative Mechanism(s) in the Pathology of Alzheimer's Disease

Therapeutically target to slow the onset and/or development of the pathology of AD.

Developing Novel Therapeutics for Childhood Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The laboratory of Professor Thomas Gillingwater at the University of Edinburgh is developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).

Altering miRNA and lncRNA Expression in Mice

Hamilton Neuros syringes will be used for intrauterine injections into fetal brain matter to alter miRNA and lncRNA expression at embryonic day 14 in the mouse.

DREADDS and A Neural Basis of Alcohol Drinking

Work in the Behavioral Neuroscience laboratory at Boston College could be the first to show that amygdala activity is necessary for alcohol drinking.

Neuros Syringes Inject Viral Vectors into the Brains of Rats

The Boston College project will utilize Designer Receptor Exclusively Activated by Designer Drug (DREADD) constructs.

Novel Research on Metalloproteins

Students in the Wilcox lab at Dartmouth College use isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) to conduct research and learn about thermodynamics.

Pioneering a New Technique to Study Migraine Headaches

Carolina Burgos-Vega and the University of Texas at Dallas pioneers a new technique for stimulating the meninges in order to study the pathophysiology of migraine headache.

Metal/Amino Acid Complexes Show Activity Against Bacterial Infection

Joseph S. Merola establishes a research program at Virginia Tech to study metal complexes of amino acids.

Nitrogen Solubility in Marine Animals

Fatty acid analysis of animal tissues and measuring the solubility of nitrogen gas in oils extracted from the tissues of diving animals.

Effects of Cocaine on Synapses in the Brain

Stereotaxic injections of adeno-associated virus into mouse brains.

How The Brain Controls Metabolic Diseases Such as Obesity and Type-2 Diabetes

Stereotaxically administer a highly precise amount of virus into specific regions of a rodent brain.

Investigating Central Mechanisms Augmenting The Development Of Post-Menopausal Hypertension

Investigation Through Excising Different Receptors In The Brain By Injecting A CRE Virus

Energy Metabolism Of The Heart

Studying Heart Mitochondria In Animal Models Of Heart Disease, In Human Heart Samples From Transplant Patients, Or In Normal Heart Using High-Resolution Respirometry (HRR) Using An Oxygraph

Effects on the Visual System

Creating a chemically induced model of glaucoma and macular degeneration to observe the downstream effects on the visual system

Using Viral Vectors to Research Microcircuits Within Distinct Brain Regions

Understanding how the orexin system regulates stress-induced behaviors through the basolateral amygdala.

Cellular And Neural Circuitry Studies of Changes in Animal Models of Parkinson's Disease With Viral Vectors

Selectively express specific genes in given brain regions in order to carry out optogenetic, chemogenetic, or genetic experiments.

Research in Electrophysiology, Calcium Imaging And Other In Vivo Experiments

Studies using viral stereotaxic injections in mice.

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