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Basic Science Research

  • mTOR signaling dysregulation in neurological disorders
  • uncover the neural circuitry engaged during threat processing
  • Brain tumor genomics
  • Development and synaptic circuit specificity
  • Gene discovery in CNS disorders
  • characterizing genes and signaling pathways in nervous system
  • Molecular mechanisms underlying brain development
  • Brain tumor surgeries and biospecimen bank
  • Translational nanomedicine

Van den Pol Lab

in memoriam
The Department of Neurosurgery recognizes the work of Anthony van den Pol in the area of hypothalamus, neuroendocrinology, and neurovirology.