Dr. Hong Jun Cho’s work published in PNAS and featured by Illinois News Bureau

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A proof-of-concept study conducted in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease offers new evidence that copper isotopes can be used to detect the amyloid-beta protein deposits that form in the brains of people living with – or at risk of developing – Alzheimer’s. Several types of isotopes give off positively charged particles … Read more

New Alzheimer’s Publication featured by U. of I. News Bureau (and more)

Dr. Hong-Jun Cho’s new publication in ACS Chemical Neuroscience was featured by the University of Illinois New Bureau! Molecule reduces multiple pathologies associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Cho, H. J., Sharma, A. K., Zhang, Y., Gross, M. L., Mirica, L. M;* “A Multifunctional Chemical Agent as an Attenuator of Amyloid Burden and Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease”, … Read more

Book Chapter published in Nickel Catalysis in Organic Synthesis: Methods and Reactions

This chapter summarizes the accomplishments made in the past 40 years involving organometallic Ni(III) and Ni(IV) complexes, with a focus on the more recent systems that exhibit rich reactivity profiles. In addition, high‐valent non‐organometallic Ni complexes proposed to play a role in various organic transformations are also discussed. Mirica, L. M.; Smith, S. M.; Griego, … Read more