Jeffrey Milbrandt

Email: jmilbrandt@wustl.edu

Jeff Milbrandt has paper published in PNAS

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Blog |

Jeff Milbrandt recently had a paper published in PNAS, titled: “mTORC1 promotes proliferation of immature Schwann cells and myelin growth of differentiated Schwann cells.” Dr. Bogdan Beirowski, principal investigator at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the State University of New York, is lead author on the paper. Keit Men Wong, a Ph.D. student at the State University of New York, and Dr. Elisabetta Babetto, a ‎research assistant professor at Hunter James Kelly Research Institute, are also authors. Read the study abstract...

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Amber Hackett joins Milbrandt Lab

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Blog |

Amber Hackett recently joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Previously, Amber received her PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Miami. Her thesis project focused on glial scar formation and remyelination after spinal cord injury. Amber joined the Milbrandt lab in 2016.

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Kow Essuman has paper published in Neuron

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Blog |

Kow Essuman is the lead author of a paper recently published in Neuron, titled: “The SARM1 Toll/Interleukin-1 Receptor Domain Possesses Intrinsic NAD+ Cleavage Activity that Promotes Pathological Axonal Degeneration.” Daniel Summers, Yo Sasaki, Xianrong Mao, Dr. Jeff Milbrandt and Dr. Aaron DiAntonio are also authors of the paper. Read the study abstract...

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Kow Essuman admitted to MD/PhD program at Washington University

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Blog |

Kow Essuman was admitted to the Medical Science Training Program (MSTP), a combined MD/PhD program at Washington University in St. Louis. Kow began his studies in the MD program at Washington University in 2012, and gained admission to the MSTP program in February 2017. He is currently defining molecular pathways that underlie the axon self-destruction program in neurons. He hopes his findings will identify novel therapeutic targets against diseases characterized by axonal degeneration. Kow is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Fellow, and a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Learn more about the MSTP program...

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