Skeletal muscle proteostasis translates into transcriptional remodeling of the hippocampus, CNS rejuvenation and improved cognitive function in aged and tau-transgenic mice. This includes changes in synaptic function and plasticity, mitochondrial function and ribosome metabolism. Come check out our work!
Debuting our new lab logo! Can you identify the parts? Look for it in our upcoming presentations and posters.
We have just been awarded a 2019 Pilot & Feasibility award to the Einstein Nathan Shock Aging Center! Looking forward to working with their world-renowned facility.
10/09/10: We are attending the 2019 UAB Aging Symposium! – fantastic talk from Darren Baker (Mayo Clinic) describing their work identifying cellular senescence as a contributor to tau-mediated pathology
Dr. Constanza J. Cortes (seated, center) joins the Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology at UAB as Assistant Professor.