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Launch of the Institute

Saint Louis University Launches New Institute to Advance Neuroscience Research

We're thrilled to announce that the CFN is now the Institute for Translational Neuroscience!

A toast is raised to celebrate the new Institute of Translational Neuroscience during the fourth annual Neuroday on November 2, 2022.

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Saint Louis University Launches New Institute to Advance Neuroscience Research: Institute for Translational Neuroscience
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Saint Louis University Launches New Institute to Advance Neuroscience Research

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Saint Louis University announced the launch of the Institute for Translational Neuroscience (ITN). The new Institute brings together experts in biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacology, social justice and community outreach under a shared research umbrella to study the physiology and diseases of the brain and central nervous system and thereby ease human suffering.

Thank you to everyone for joining us for the 4th Annual Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience Research Symposium!
Dr. Lipton Speech

Thank you to everyone for joining us on campus for the 4th Annual Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience Research Symposium! We had a wonderful talk by our keynote speaker Dr. Stuart Lipton. We had amazing lightning talks by the trainees, too! Thank you to all of them for presenting their work! Postdoc Fellow: Amal El Daibani, Ph.D. Washington University St. Louis, Ph.D. Candidate: Rachel Schafer, Saint Louis University, Undergraduate Student: Julia Lanfersieck, Saint Louis University

4th Annual Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience Research Symposium Poster Winners
Julia- poster winner

Julia Lanfersieck- Won First Place for the Undergraduate Student Category. Her abstract title was,"THE ROLE OF 7α,25-DIHYDROXYCHOLESTEROL IN PRIMARY MOUSE CORTICAL NEURONS" 

Fatma poster winner

Fatma Mufti -Won First Place for the Graduate Student Category. Her abstract title was, "P2Y14 receptor inhibition reverses mechanical sensitivity in a mouse model of chronic neuropathic pain"

Siliva Poster Winner

Silvia Squillace-Won First Place for the Postdoctoral Fellow Category. Her abstract title was, "Targeting A3 adenosine receptor (A3AR) attenuates paclitaxel-induced cognitive impairment"