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Mason's Ascoli Receives the 2012 SHEV Award

Mason's Ascoli Receives the 2012 SHEV Award

Giorgio Ascoli received the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award (OFA) from The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) which is the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities.

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Mason's Kabbani published book on "Dopamine: Methods and Protocols"

Mason's Kabbani published book on "Dopamine: Methods and Protocols"

Published in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology Springer series, Dopamine: Methods and Protocols a new book by Nadine Kabbani (Assistant Professor, Molecular Neuroscience Department) provides detailed information and insight into many of the new and leading approaches in the study of dopamine within biological systems ranging from cellular to whole animal.

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Mason's Lipsky received grant from the Virginia Center on Aging and VCU

Mason's Lipsky received grant from the Virginia Center on Aging and VCU

Robert Lipsky was awarded a grant from the Virginia Center on Aging, Commonwealth of Virginia Alzheimer’s and Related Disease Research Award (ARDRAF) for his proposal entitled “Functional Characterization of Promoter Polymorphisms of the Human GRIN2B Glutamate Receptor Gene Associated with Altered Memory Functioning in Older Adults”.

Mason's Flinn, Peixoto, and Cox received grant from the Virginia Center on Aging and VCU

Mason's Flinn, Peixoto, and Cox received grant from the Virginia Center on Aging and VCU

Jane Flinn, Nathalia Peixoto, and Daniel N. Cox were awarded a grant from the Virginia Center on Aging and VCU under the Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF) for their proposal entitled "Behavioral and inflammatory changes in a mouse model of late-onset Alzheimer's Disease".