The Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology (ACB) has a proud history of excellence in multidisciplinary research and scholarship that combines the fields of cell biology, neuroscience, and the anatomical sciences. Research areas span cellular/molecular, behavioral, cognitive and integrative-level neuroscience, cancer biology, developmental biology, clinical anatomy and education research. We are also committed to collaborative research initiatives that cross discipline boundaries and/or have a translational component with clinician scientists and industry partners.
Areas of Investigation
Dementia, Intellectual Disability, Alzheimer Disease, Autism, Schizophrenia, Stroke, Neurotrauma, Hearing Loss, Drug Addiction, Cannabis, Dependency and Drugs of AbuseMore
Neural Crest Development, Inherited Diseases, Placental Health, Pregnancy and Lifestyle, Cell DifferentiationMore
Protein Mis-folding, Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, Gap Junctions, Connexins, Pannexins, Cell Signaling, Wound Healing, Tissue EngineeringMore