People Related To Glial Cells Research

Stefanie Robel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Assistant Professor, School of Neuroscience, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Assistant Professor, Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Events Related To Glial Cells

Sounds In Silence: How Glial Cells In The Ear Shape Development Of The Auditory System

Jan. 26, 2018, 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Dwight E. Bergles, Ph.D


Professor of Neuroscience
Associate Director, Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute
The Soloman H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Mechanisms and Significance of Microglial Dynamics in the Brain

Jan. 16, 2018, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Ukpong Eyo, Ph.D.


Senior Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic

Special Seminars

5th International Conference on Glial Biology in Medicine

Oct. 16, 2016 at Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

Sponsored Conferences

Glial derived brain tumors: Unique biology and opportunities for novel treatments

April 7, 2011, 5 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Harald W. Sontheimer, PhD


Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Director, Civitan International Research Center, Director, Center for Glial Biology in Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Stories Related To Glial Cells

Researchers set sights on ways to preserve brain health at Conference for Glial Biology in Medicine

Oct. 13, 2016

Scientists will focus on ways to preserve the health of glial cells during the 5th International Conference of Glial Biology in Medicine, hosted by the Center for Glial Biology in ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists gain insight into cause of Alzheimer’s symptoms

Nov. 23, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have uncovered a mechanism in the brain that could account for some of the neural degeneration and memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease. ...

Publications Related To Glial Cells

Buckingham SC, Robel S. (2013). Glutamate and tumor-associated epilepsy: glial cell dysfunction in the peritumoral environment. Neurochemistry International 63(7).

Levesque S, Taetzsch T, Lull ME, Johnson JA, McGraw C, Block ML. (2013). The Role of MAC1 in Diesel Exhaust Particle-induced Microglial Activation and Loss of Dopaminergic Neuron Function. Journal of Neurochemistry 125(5).

Snider SE, Vunck SA, Van den Oord EJ, Adkins DE, McClay JL, Beardsley PM. (2013). The glial cell modulators, ibudilast and its amino analog, AV1013, attenuate methaphetamine locomotor activity and its sensitization in mice. European Journal of Pharmacology 679(1): 75-80.

Taetzsch T, Block ML. (2013). Pesticides, Microglial NOX2, and Parkinson's Disease. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology 27(2).

Snider SE, Hendrick ES, Beardsley PM. (2013). Glial cell modulators attenuate methamphetamine self-administration in the rat. European Journal of Pharmacology 701(1): 124-130.

Fillmore HL, Shultz MD, Henderson SC, Cooper P, Broaddus WC, Chen ZJ, Shu CY, Zhang J, Ge J, Dorn HC, Corwin F, Hirsch JI, Wilson J, Fatouros PP. (2011). Conjugation of functionalized gadolinium metallofullerenes with IL-13 peptides for targeting and imaging glial tumors. Nanomedicine 6(3): 449-58.