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Student Spotlight: Sean Lydon

  • Oct. 27, 2021
Sean Lydon is a first-year in Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP) whose research interests lie in neurodegenerative diseases. He served in the United States Army from 2011-2014 before pursuing ...
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The memory changes of menopause

  • Sep. 1, 2021
Menopause can mess with your memory, and a new study from the University of Rochester Medical Center has identified four profiles of cognitive function that may help researchers understand why memory ...
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Student Spotlight: Yanya Ding

  • Jul. 29, 2021
Yanya Ding is starting her second year in the Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP) at the Medical Center. Originally from China, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in ...
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Q & A with Jennetta Hammond, Ph.D.

  • Jul. 29, 2021
Jennetta Hammond, Ph.D., joined the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience as an assistant professor in Neurology and Neuroscience in July 2021. Her research aims to understand interactions between the ...
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Q&A with Ian Fiebelkorn, Ph.D.

  • Apr. 28, 2021
Ian Fiebelkorn, Ph.D., joined the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience in January 2021 as an assistant professor in Neuroscience. His research aims to understand how the brain selects the information ...
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The perfect pilot: How a grant takes flight

  • Jan. 28, 2021
The Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience is committed to support novel, high-risk research that opens new doors of understanding of the brain and central nervous system. Since 2015, more than ...
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Student Spotlight: Laura Owlett, Ph.D.

  • Jan. 28, 2021
Laura Owlett, Ph.D., is a MD/PhD candidate in the Medical Science Training Program. She was awarded a competitive National Institute of Health (NIH) F30 grant to support research that is seeking to ...

Q & A with Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez, Ph.D.

  • Jan. 28, 2021
Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez, Ph.D., joined the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience in January 2020 as an assistant professor in Neuroscience. His research focuses primarily on advanced understanding of ...
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A national nod to IDD Research

  • Oct. 28, 2020
The effort to better understand intellectual and developmental disabilities and improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by an IDD diagnosis is at the heart of a decades-long ...
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Student Spotlight: Ian DeAndrea-Lazarus

  • Apr. 24, 2020
Ian DeAndrea-Lazarus, M.D. and Ph.D. candidate in the Medical Scientist Training Program, was awarded the distinguished Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral ...
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Q & A with Adam Snyder, Ph.D.

  • Apr. 24, 2020
Adam Snyder, Ph.D., joined the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience in July 2018 as an assistant professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Neuroscience, and the Center for Visual Science. His ...
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The Next Generation

  • Apr. 24, 2020
An introduction to a group of up-and-coming researchers who are on the frontlines of understanding Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). These efforts are bolstered by a large contingent ...