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Microglial-derived neuroactive cytokines governing neural circuit excitatory-inhibitory balance

2019 Predoctoral Fellowships

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
United States


This study will investigate the inflammatory microglia in mice as a contributor to the excitatory-inhibitory balance of neurons. The mouse data will also be compared with functional MRI data of human subjects who have ASD and inflammatory markers to identify new targets for treating ASD.

Status:

Active

Investigator:

Feinberg, Philip

Mentor:

Schafer, Dorothy

Grant Term:

2 years

Award Type:

Predoctoral Fellowships

Grant Amount:

$70,000.00

Website:

http://www.umassmed.edu

Grant ID:

11779