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Research

Lori Hazlehurst  

Led by Lori Hazlehurst, University researchers with differing expertise and approaches are joining forces to seek a drug for non-small cell lung cancer with the help of a one-year supplement to an existing grant funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Memory Illustration  

University neuroscientists are looking into why people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease can remember events from decades ago but cannot recall something that happened in the past few hours. Their ongoing study indicates the issue could have to do with the vulnerability of certain synaptic connections, the places where neurons meet to communicate.

Eye Foundation Grant  

Emily Sechrest, a postdoctoral fellow in the departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, was awarded $90,000 from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation to fund one year of research into potential treatments for a disease known as blue color monochromacy.