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Research in our laboratory focuses on the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate neuronal survival and differentiation and the events underlying HIV neuropathology, particularly in the context of drug abuse. We are interested in the roles of chemokines in the CNS and the interaction of chemokine receptors with other major neurotransmitter or neuropeptide receptor systems, such as glutamate and opioid receptors. The long-term goal of our research is to characterize both neuroprotective and deleterious actions of chemokines in the brain and identify therapeutic strategies for treatment of neuroAIDS and other neurological disorders caused by alterations of neuroimmune regulatory mechanisms. Read More

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We’re hiring a postdoc!

Description: This position is for a post-doctoral researcher…
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MERIT award extension

We received a five-year extension of our R37 MERIT (method to…
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Erica Dalla defends PhD thesis!

Congratulations to former lab member Erica Dalla, who successfully…
Jared Luchetta

Jared Luchetta presented for the joint NIMH center seminar series

Jared was invited to present his research this month as a part…

Dr. Irollo promoted to Research Assistant Professor

This month, Dr. Elena Irollo enjoyed two outstanding events.…

Meucci and Gaskill labs publish a collaborative review article

Dr. Meucci and her former student Dr. Lindsay Festa collaborated…
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Meucci lab publishes review on neuronal dysfunction in HAND

In a new review article published in Cellular and Molecular…