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Welcome Dr. Zhuhao Wu to Appel!

After extensive national searches since 2020 and reviews of hundreds of candidates, Appel Institute successfully recruited Dr. Zhuhao Wu, a highly accomplished neuroscientist. He and his team expand...

Applications now open for 3rd Appel Institute and BMRI Summer Diversity Scholars Program

Starting in 2021, Appel Institute and Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI) have supported promising students residing in the New York City area to explore neuroscience research...

Burré lab enjoys double dose of graduate student doctoral dissertations!

The Appel Institute community warmly congratulates recently minted Drs. Noah Guiberson and Kathryn E. Carnazza on their successful dissertation defenses!Dr. Guiberson’s dissertation research “Diverse...


Progress in Neuroscience

February 9, 2023 - 4:00pm
“Cellular and Biochemical Mechanisms of Tau Prion Replication.” Marc Diamond, MD Professor and Director, Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases UT Southwestern Medical Center

An intermittent fasting mimetic drives plasticity via an adaptive ER stress-ATF4 pathway and elicits stroke recovery and Alzheimer’s resilience

February 10, 2023 - 12:00pm
Amit Kumar, PhD, Assistant Professor of Research in Neuroscience, Laboratory for Neural Redox Biology and Homeostatic Transcription, Burke Neurological Institute, WCM Part of the Work in Progresss...

Progress in Neuroscience

February 16, 2023 - 4:00pm
“A look into brain blood vessels when they work and don’t”. Mark T. Nelson, Ph.D. University Distinguished Professor and Chair Department of Pharmacology University of Vermont

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