Contact

Dr. Zixu Mao
Departments of Pharmacology and Neurology

Emory University School of Medicine
Whitehead Bldg., Rm505L
615 Michael St.
Atlanta, GA 30322
Ph#: 404 712 8581; Fax#: 404 727 3728

Email: zmao@emory.edu

Research

The ability to mount a proper response to physiological and pathological stress is central to the maintenance of cellular homeostasis.  This is particularly important to long-lived postmitotic cells such as neurons.  It is well known that dysfunction of stress response underlies many neurological disorders including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.  We direct our efforts to the understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of neuronal stress response with the following specific focuses.

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