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06-30-14 Eva and Jinte win awards!
Congratulations to Eva and Jinte for winning this year's Alzheimer's Association for Excellence in Research Award and for Best Poster Prize, respectively!
06-05-14 Our work gets on the cover of Nature Medicine!
Saul Villeda's paper gets highlighed on the cover of the June 2014 issue of Nature Medicine. There is also commentary in the News & Views that can be read here.
05-25-14 Yingbo publishes in Nature Neuroscience!
Congratulations to Yingbo He for publishing about TGF-beta and neurogenesis in Nature Neuroscience. You can read the paper here.
05-10-14 Young blood recharges brains of old mice!
Congratulations to Saul Villeda and many members of the TWC lab for publishing in Nature Medicine and receiving a lot of media coverage! You can read the paper here and read the Stanford coverage story here.
02-04-14 Jian and Ching each publish!
Peripheral immune responses in neurodegeneration - The immune system patrols the brain and growing evidence suggests that neurodegeneration is associated with abnormal immune responses not only in the CNS but in the periphery as well. We use proteomic tools to study immune responses and the cellular communication network (“communicome”) in plasma during aging or neurodegeneration in mice and humans..