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Dr. Surojit Paul, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, "Neuroprotection in acute ischemic stroke: one STEP at a time"

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MIP Seminar Committee
Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL
Sep 7, 2023   11:00 am  
Surojit Paul, Ph.D.
Julie Moore
Originating Calendar
Molecular and Integrative Physiology (MIP) Department Seminar Series
"Neuroprotection in acute ischemic stroke: one STEP at a time"

The current focus of the laboratory is to evaluate the role of the brain-enriched and neuron-specific tyrosine phosphatase STEP (also known as Ptpn5) in normal brain function and neurological disorders. Dr. Paul’s group has established a neuroprotective role of STEP in ischemic stroke, and is pursuing an integrated approach at the molecular, cellular and systems level to understand the basis of this neuroprotection and develop STEP-derived therapeutic agents. He currently holds multiple national and international patents on STEP peptide mimetics. 

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