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

Professor Liviu Mirica receives SBIC Early Career Award

First posted by UIUC Department of Chemistry Newsroom. The Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry has recognized the research of Professor Liviu Mirica, awarding him the 2020 SBIC Early Career Award. The award committee noted that his work has been highly cited and his publication record has been impressive, publishing only in the very top journals, … 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