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Yasmin Ramadan enters Columbia University graduate school

Yasmin begins her work as a PhD student at Columbia University in September 2019. She has been collaborating with our laboratory for >1 year, and it has been a pleasure working with her.  We will miss her!!!

 

Anton Omelchenko Awarded a Fellowship Research Grant to Study Exosome-Based Delivery of RNAi Therapeutics to Target Traumatic Brain Injury

Congratulations to Anton Omelchenko from the Firestein Lab for receiving a fellowship grant of $100,500!

Dr. Bonnie Firestein Awarded Grant in Rutgers Global Grant Competition

Professor Bonnie Firestein was awarded a 2-year $8,000 grant as part of the Rutgers Global Grant Competition.

The award titled, “The role of αKlotho forms in neuroprotection and recovery following traumatic brain injury” is a joint project with Professor Cristoforo Scavone at the Universty of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Atul Bhattiprolu and Isabel Biermann Awarded SURF Awards to Support Their Summer Research

Congratulations to Atul and Isabel for being awarded DLS SURFs (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships) for Summer 2019!

 

Bonnie Firestein is featured on NPR

Dr. Bonnie Firestein was featured on an NPR All Things Considered podcast. Read more about the story here: https://whyy.org/articles/rutgers-study-proposes-novel-approach-for-treating-traumatic-brain-injury/.