What is the focus of your research? Our team investigates how multiprotein complexes protect the brain. Learning more about the structure and function of these multiprotein complexes will help us understand why mutations, which can often occur, lead to many different diseases. In a number of neurodegenerative diseases, we know which proteins malfunction, but we … Continue reading Q & A with Ryan Mohan, Ph.D.
John Wang, M.D., Ph.D., enjoys a challenge. Figuring out just what it is in the human brain that causes an addiction to drugs — cocaine, heroin and amphetamines — has held his attention now for more than two decades. As the School of Medicine’s acting associate dean for research, Wang has good reason to doggedly … Continue reading Unlocking the mystery