News

NKI’s Most Highly Cited Researchers

This year, three NKI investigators have been recognized for their high-impact research. Ralph Nixon, MD, PhD, F. Xavier Castellanos, MD, and Michael P. Milham, MD, PhD, appear on the 2023 list of Highly Cited Researchers compiled by Clarivate. Dr. Nixon joins Drs. Castellanos and Milham, both of whom have appeared on the list every year since 2014. The Highly Cited Researchers list recognizes the NKI’s Most Highly Cited Researchers

Mark Klinger, DVM, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Mark Klinger, DVM

Dr. Mark Klinger was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Metro New York Branch – American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (MNYBAALAS). This award is presented to an MNYBAALAS member of 25 or more consecutive years, who has, for at least five of those years served as an officer/council or committee member.

C-BIN Secures Conte Center Grant Renewal

Schroeder Milham

Dr. Charles Schroeder, Director of the Translational Neuroscience Laboratories, and Michael Milham, Director of the Center for Biomedical Imaging & Neuromodulation, received a five-year renewal of their Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational Mental Health Research P50 grant titled “Neurobiology and Cognitive Role of Slow Brain Network Fluctuations“. This Conte Center investigates C-BIN Secures Conte Center Grant Renewal

Dr. Helen Scharfman Receives Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award

Dr Helen Scharfman

Dr. Helen Scharfman is the recipient of a 2022 Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The Javits Award is a conditional, seven-year research grant given to scientists for their superior competence and outstanding productivity. Javits Awards provide long-term support to investigators with a history of exceptional talent, Dr. Helen Scharfman Receives Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award

NKI’s Most Highly Cited Researchers: Xavier Castellanos, MD, and Michael Milham, MD, PhD

Two NKI investigators have once again been recognized for their high-impact research. Drs. F. Xavier Castellanos and Michael P. Milham both appear on the 2022 list of Highly Cited Researchers compiled by Clarivate. Both have made the list every year since 2014, demonstrating their consistent output and influence. The Highly Cited Researchers list recognizes the world’s most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated NKI’s Most Highly Cited Researchers: Xavier Castellanos, MD, and Michael Milham, MD, PhD

The Levy Laboratory Describes a Method to Isolate a Novel Type of Extracellular Vesicle from the Brain

Pasquale D'Acunzo

A new paper published in Nature Protocols by Pasquale D’Acunzo, Yohan Kim, Jonathan M. Ungania, Rocío Pérez-González, Chris N. Goulbourne, and Efrat Levy, all current or former members of the Center for Dementia Research (CDR), describes in great detail a method to isolate, fractionate, and analyze subpopulations of extracellular vesicles from the extracellular space of the The Levy Laboratory Describes a Method to Isolate a Novel Type of Extracellular Vesicle from the Brain

Nixon Lab Provides Further Evidence for Alternative Alzheimer’s Theory

Ju-Hyun Lee, PhD

A new open access paper in Nature Neuroscience by Ju-Hyun Lee, PhD, Center for Dementia Research (CDR) Director Ralph Nixon, MD, PhD, and colleagues presents the latest evidence from the Nixon Lab challenging the prevailing theory of how Alzheimer’s disease originates.  Rather, this research suggests that Alzheimer’s disease develops due to lysosomal dysfunction within cells, Nixon Lab Provides Further Evidence for Alternative Alzheimer’s Theory