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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Department of Neuroscience
333 W. 10th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210

Melissa Stenger
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614-688-5501

Research Programs

Research Programs

Behavior and Biological Rhythms

Areas of study within Ohio State’s Behavior and Biological Rhythms program include: 

Neurobiology of Social Stress and Stroke, Professor A. Courtney DeVries, PhD
Circadian Modulation of Retinal Function, Professor Stuart Mangel, PhD
Associate Professor Jonathan Godbout, PhD
Photoperiod Effects on Behavior, Professor and Chair Randy Nelson, PhD
Signaling and Circadian Timing, Professor Karl Obrietan, PhD
Seasonal and Circadian Effects on Physiology, Research Assistant Professor Zachary Weil, PhD

Channels and Receptors

Areas of study within our Channels and Receptors program include:

Acid Sensing Ion Channels, Associate Professor Candice Askwith, PhD
Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors, Associate Professor R. Thomas Boyd, PhD
Ion Channels in Neuroendocrine Cells, Professor John Enyeart, PhD
Function of Neurotransmitter Receptors in Neural Circuits, Professor Stuart Mangel, PhD
Astrocyte Potassium, Gap Junction Channels and Receptors, Assistant Professor Min Zhou, MD, PhD


Disease Injury and Repair

This program encompasses these areas of study: 

Motor Neuron Development and Motor Neuron Diseases, Professor Christine Beattie, PhD 
Neurobiology of Stress and Stroke, Professor A. Courtney DeVries, PhD
Retinal Development and Regeneration, Associate Professor Andy Fischer, PhD
Associate Professor Jonathan Godbout, PhD
Assistant Research Professor Jessica Lerch, PhD
Glutamate Transport and RNA Processing in Motor Neuron Disease, Associate Professor C. Glenn Lin, PhD
Oligodendrocyte Genesis and Remyelination after Spinal Cord Injury, Associate Professor Dana McTigue, PhD
Epilepsy and Mechanisms of Excitotoxic Cell Death, Professor Karl Obrietan, PhD
Neuroimmunology of Spinal Cord Injury, Professor Phillip Popovich, PhD
Spinal Cord Injury and Alzheimer’s Disease, Assistant Professor Yingjie Shen, PhD
Social and Temporal Effects on Central Nervous System Injury, Research Assistant Professor Zachary Weil, PhD
Glial Involvement in Stroke Pathology, Assistant Professor Min Zhou, MD, PhD

Signaling Trafficking and Transport

This program encompasses these areas of study: 

Cytoskeleton and Axonal Transport, Professor Anthony Brown, PhD
Synaptogenesis and Neuronal Morphogenesis, Associate Professor James Jontes, PhD
Research Centers and Labs

Research Centers and Labs

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