We celebrated the arrival of Dr. Kiyotaka Saitou, a new postdoc from Japan, as well as 3 graduate students (Jesse Stillwell, Alex Torrelli-Dijohn, and Rashed Parag)
The team had a much-needed ice cream outing to celebrate Alex’s birthday, Taka’s paper, and Rashed’s new baby.
February 22, 2022: Congratulations to Takahiro Yamamoto (Post Doc) for his first manuscript in our lab. This collaborative study with our colleagues at Emory University was published in Experimental Neurology and demonstrates an important role for adhesion GPCR BAI1 (ADGRB1) in the brain. Read his manuscript here.
January 29, 2022: Rishi Devulapalli, MSTP trainee presented a virtual poster at the Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium based on the research he performed during his lab rotation under the mentorship of Dr. Yuki Kuranaga.
Happy hour at Ghost train brewery to celebrate the submission of a team science grant (Drs. Ryan Miller, Jake Chen, Satoru Osuka, Erin Ahn, and Dr. Van Meir)
We had an outing at a local bowling alley to celebrate Yuki’s bday!
We had a lab outing at the Monday Night Brewery to celebrate Dr. Van Meir and Billie’s birthday on November 16, 2021!
We had a blast at this summer party, hosted by Dr. Van Meir!
Drs. Van Meir and Osuka were featured in the UAB School of Medicine News on March, 15.
“Researchers in the School of Medicine, including Satoru Osuka, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, and Erwin G. Van Meir, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and associate director of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, have identified a potential new pathway to treating radiation-resistant glioblastoma, one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer.”
To read this article in more detail, please click here