News from the Lab
Undergraduate Melody Cheng has received the 2023 Ruth Marcus Kanter College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant from the Center for Undergraduate Research Fellowships (CURF) at Penn for her Fall 2023 research on KCNC1 epilepsy.
Postdoctoral fellow Eric Wengert was recipient of the 2023 American Epilepsy Society Young Investigator Award.
Yerahm Hong has been selected as a Rachleff Scholar in Engineering. This program will support research in the lab next summer. Congrats, Yerahm!
Sophie Hill is the recipient of the 2023 Holt Family Epilepsy Neurogenetics Fellowship, becoming our second annual Fellowship recipient. Congratulations, Sophie!
Congrats to Guojie, Julie, and Jerome's paper entitled "Targeted blockade of aberrant sodium current in an iPSC-derived neuron model of SCN3A encephalopathy" for being accepted to the journal Brain (Impact Factor 14.5).
Sarah Pham, Melody Cheng, and Yerahm Hong, will be presenting posters on their summer research at the Penn Center for Undergraduate Research (CURF) 2023 Fall Research Expo on Monday, September 18, from 5:00-8:00 PM. Congrats, Melody and Sarah!
Sarah Pham has received a Research Supplement to Promote Diversity from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) entitled "Assessing mechanisms of brain malformation in SCN3A encephalopathy using stem cell-based models." This is a Supplement...
Penn PGY-3 Neurology Resident and recent NIH NINDS R25 recipient Evan Rosenberg published the magnum opus from his PhD! Evan shows that cannabidiol (CBD ) blocks the effects of an endogenous lipid (LPI) at the receptor GPR55, preventing LPI-mediated effects at both...
Penn junior undergraduate Sarah Pham has been awarded the Meyerhoff Summer Fellowship for Neuroscience Research for 2023. She will continue her work with our SCN3A Team to model SCN3A neurodevelopmental disorders in 3D. Congrats, Sarah!
Laura Mcgarry and Evan Rosenberg have both received an NINDS Research Education Programs for Residents and Fellows in Neurology and Neurosurgery (R25) Award. Congratulations!