Delta mice paper

Congrats to Min-Yu and to members of the Taylor Family Institute for Innovative Psychiatric Research for their publication of new work on GABA-A receptors, and for the related news story.

Lab Picnic at Tower Grove Park!

On Friday evening our lab went to Tower Grove Park to enjoy some good food, great weather, and team bonding time. A great evening was enjoyed by all! 

Sara presents at the USTAR Symposium!

Our Undergrad student, Sarah Keiser, presented at the USTAR Symposium yesterday. We are so glad that she will be staying with us for the Fall semester!

Say Hello To Mariangela!

We are so happy to have Mariangela Chisari in the Mennerick Lab for a few months. Make sure if you see her to say hello!

Congrats to Daniel!

Daniel Chen was awarded a 2018 BioSURF fellowship to continue his research on novel chemical probes of NMDA receptors.  Congrats Daniel!

Congrats, Natasha

We wish Natasha the best as she heads home to Ohio then to OHSU to start work on her MD/PhD.  Also congrats to Natasha and colloborators on the anti-NMDAR encephalitis paper forthcoming in J Neurosci. It has been awesome getting to work with you!!

Congratulations Jenny!

We want to congratulate Jenny Shu on 15 years of dedicated service in our lab! We are very lucky to get to work with Jenny everyday!

Antidepressant Neurosteroids

We were excited to learn that our partners at Sage therapeutics have published trials of a formulation of the neurosteroid allopregnanolone for postpartum depression treatment.  Another neuroactive steroid completed Phase 2 trials for Major Depressive Disorder and was recently designated FDA Breakthrough Status.  This work seems to validate the studies we and others have done […]