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Dr. Memon, Dr. Griffin and Dr. Lee collaborate to study Bile Acid Metabolism in Neonates March 10, 2022

Dr. Memon, Dr. Griffin and Dr. Lee collaborate to study Bile Acid Metabolism in Neonates

Infants born prematurely often receive parenteral nutrition (PN), a life-saving source of nutrition delivered intravenously.  However, data has shown that infants fed PN long-term may be predisposed to parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease (PNALD); in part, due to alterations in bile acid metabolism.  These studies are ongoing, and are aimed at better understanding the connection between PN […] Read more »

Improving Diagnosis and Treatment for Patients with Lyme Neuroborreliosis August 22, 2021

Improving Diagnosis and Treatment for Patients with Lyme Neuroborreliosis

Dr. Eckman, in collaboration with Dr. John Halperin, lead a research team studying cerebrospinal fluid markers of Lyme disease, including Lyme neuroborreliosis, the nervous system infection associated with Lyme disease that occurs in approximately 10-15% of patients.  Their recent work was published in the journal Clinical Infectious Disease. Read more »

Dr. Eckman and Dr. Javier Pacheco-Quinto present at AHS Research Day December 01, 2020

Dr. Eckman and Dr. Javier Pacheco-Quinto present at AHS Research Day

Drs. Eckman and Pacheco-Quinto present their most recent research, titled, Intravesicular retention of amyloid beta aggregates precedes plaque formation in TgCRND8 APP transgenic mice, at AHS Research Day.  The study presented was part of their ongoing collaboration to understand protein homeostasis in Alzheimer’s disease, such as how intracellular proteases regulate multiple, distinct pools of beta-amyloid (Aβ) […] Read more »

A team of BRInj Researchers study Metabolism Regulation in Preterm Infants May 03, 2020

A team of BRInj Researchers study Metabolism Regulation in Preterm Infants

Their results suggest that early life metabolism in preterm infants may affect growth and developmental maturation into adulthood.  See the full publication in Metabolism Open. Read more »

BRInj Summer Research Program April 09, 2019

BRInj Summer Research Program

We are now accepting applications for the BRInj Summer Research Program.  If you are a High School or Undergraduate Student interested in summer research – apply today! Read more »

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