Evangelos spoke at the Annual International Society of Stem Cell Research Symposium Innovation Showcase. June 2021.
Evangelos has joined the Scientific Advisory Board of Axion BioSystems. April 2021.
Well done to Andrew Fleming for being awarded a position at the NUIN T32 Training grant, as well as Francesco Alessandrini, for being awarded a postdoctoral fellowship by the AFM Telethon. March 2021.
Our study on the mechanisms that give rise to a devastating neurodevelopmental pediatric epilepsy syndrome KCNQ2-DEE is now published at eLife. Well done to Dina Simkin for leading this work! February 2021.
Congratulations to Evangelos for being selected as a 2020 Falk Medical Research Trust Catalyst Award Recipient. November 2020.
Evangelos spoke at the annual Les Turner ALS Symposium. You can listen to his talk here. November 2020.
New collaborative paper out describing a novel interaction between Matrin 3 and C9orf72. Congratulations to Udai Pandey and his team for leading this and our own Beth Daley! See it here. November 2020.
Well done to our new postdoc Jake Mann for being awarded a postdoc fellowship from the NIH/NINDS T32 General Motor Control Mechanisms and Disease Training Program! October 2020.
Evangelos presented at the Axion BioSystems Coffee Break Webinar series a talk entitled: Modeling pediatric epilepsy with iPSC-based technologies. See it here.
Our latest work describing the effects of the ALS-causal gene C9orf72 on subcellular protein redistribution and NMD is now online in Neuron. Congrats to Alberto Ortega and Beth Daley for driving this project and thanks to all our invaluable collaborators Jeff Savas and Udai Pandey.
More on this exciting study can be found here and here. February 2020.
Congratulations to Beth Daley for being awarded her NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship! Hard work pays off! January 2020.
Evangelos has been awarded the 2019 New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator Award. See the press release and Northwestern news article, October 2019.
Evangelos to present at the LiveLikeLou Foundation Emerging ALS Investigators Symposium at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute, August 2018, Pittsburgh, USA. The title of the talk: Defining the Sub-Cellular Proteome in Mutant C9orf72-Expressing Cells.
Learn more about the research at Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern here.
Lab awarded a new collaborative NIH grant R21 NS107761 entitled “Defining the Impaired Proteostasis Network in ALS Patient Motor Neurons".
The Kiskinis lab is part of multi-institutional team awarded a Centers Without Walls NIH U54 NS108874-01 grant on an Epileptic Channelopathy Center. Evangelos is the PI on Project 2 of the grant entitled “Investigation of Human Neuron Models of Channelopathy-Associated Epilepsy”. Related news stories here.
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Evangelos Kiskinis Lab |
Feinberg school of Medicine | Department of Neurology
Searle 6-450 | 320 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611, USA