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April 15, 2024

Dr. Eva Feldman receives AAN's 2024 Sheila Essey Award for ALS Research

Congratulations to MNI Affiliate member Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., on receiving the Sheila Essey Award for ALS Research at the American Academy of Neurology Institute's 2024 Annual Meeting. Dr. Feldman has dedicated her career to studying neurodegenerative diseases and currently serves as director of the ALS Center of Excellence and the

April 8, 2024

Five MNI Members Recognized with 2023 Named Professorships

On April 1, the medical school hosted a celebration of faculty appointed to named professorships in 2023. Leadership and 43 honorees, including five MNI members, were invited to gather in the Assembly Hall of the Horace H. Rackham Graduate School for a recognition ceremony and strolling dinner. Congrats to the following individuals on receiving

January 23, 2024

MNI Research indicates that "Temperament is innate but hackable"

Huda Akil's lab studied emotional reactivity and vulnerability to stress in rodents for two decades. A recent article in The Transmitter highlighted this research showed that extreme responses to their environment helped explain why some behaviors become pathological in people— but can be modified in early life by targeting inflammation-related

October 9, 2023

MNI Postdoc Dr. Emily Heckman Honored with HHMI Fellowship

MNI Postdoc Emily Heckman, a postdoc in Josey Clowney’s Lab in the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology was awarded one of 25 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna H. Gray Fellowships.