Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology

Santhakumar Lab

In the Santhakumar lab, we are dedicated to studying the effects of interneuronal microcircuit plasticity in Epilepsy and hippocampal pathophysiology after brain injury.





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Recent News:

04/2018 - Congratulations to Archana on receiving Stanley S. Bergen Medal of Excellence Award.

12/2017 - Congratulations to Archana for successfully defending her thesis.

09/2017 - Study from our lab (Eric et al, Stem Cell Reports) featured in Science daily.

12/2016 - Congratulations to Viji on award of a 1 year Pilot grant from Rutgers Brain Health Institute for a collaborative proposal with Namas Chandra (NJIT) to study Epilepsy after blast brain injury and continued FY2 funding from Rutgers Brain Health Institute for a collaborative proposal with Tracy Tran (RU-N) to study Interneuron circuit plasticity in Autism Epilepsy Co-morbidity.

12/2016- Congratulations to Milad on award 2016 Grass Young Investigator Travel Award by the American Epilepsy Society.

11/2016- Congratulations to Archana for her poster being invited for a NanoSymposium Presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

09/2016- Congratulations to lab on award of a 3 year NJCBIR Research Grant:CBIR16IRG017 (http://www.nj.gov/health/njcbir/documents/2016_grant_directory.pdf) to study Neurogenesis after traumatic brain injury.

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