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Work by Sackler Alum Liz Hanson Highlighted by J Neurosci.

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Work conducted by Liz Hanson and her colleagues in Chris Dulla's lab was highlighted as the cover article in a recent issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.
dulla cover image

Work on the way tonic glutamate signaling in the neonatal cortex contributes to the maturation of cortical interneurons was a cornerstone of thesis research conducted by recent Sackler grad Liz Hanson. Liz trained in the Neuroscience PhD program under the guidance of Chris Dulla. Her work was highlighted in a recent issue of J Neuroscience when one of her images was selected for the cover and chosen as the featured cover article.

Hanson E, Armbruster M, Lau LA, Sommer ME, Klaft Z-J, Swanger SA, Traynelis SF, Moss SJ, Noubary F, Chadchankar J, Dulla CG. 2019. Tonic Activation of GluN2C/GluN2D-Containing NMDA Receptors by Ambient Glutamate Facilitates Cortical Interneuron Maturation. J Neurosci.39: 3611-3626.

Read the Hanson, et al paper.