December 2021- Cassandra Barone joins the lab as a Ph.D. student. Welcome! 

December 2021- Dr. Trong Bao Nguyen joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!! 

November 2021- Dr. Di Hu is promoted to Research Scientist, effective on Nov 1st. Congratulations, Di!! 

October 2021- Di and Jack's review paper is accepted for publication! Congratulations!!! 

October 2021- Dr. Shuai Wang joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome! 

September 2021- Congratulations to Di, Philip, and Jessica for winning the poster awards in the Department Annual Retreat!  ​​​

September 2021- Both Jessica and Aya passed their Ph.D. qualifying exams!  Congratulations!!! 

August 2021- Di's paper, titled "Small-molecule suppression of calpastatin degradation reduces neuropathology in models of Huntington’s disease", is now accepted by Nature Communications. Congratulations!!!

August 2021- Our research on Huntington's disease is reported by News5 Cleveland. 

June 2021- Yutong as a co-first author and Rihua as a co-author have the paper accepted by PNAS- A great collaborative outcome! Congratulations! 

June 2021- Di and Jack's paper is accepted by BBRC, Congratulations! 

 

Dec 2020- Aya Jishi wins the Best Academic Performance Award in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Congratulations! 

Dec 2020- Jessica Dudman wins the Best Research Presentation Award (2nd place) in the 2020 Recknagel Symposium, Congratulations! 

 

Oct 2020- Jessica's review paper has been accepted by Frontiers Cellular Neuroscience. Congratulations! 

Oct 2020- Our paper "Oligodendroglial glycolytic stress triggers inflammasome activation and neuropathology in Alzheimer’s disease" has                            been accepted by Science Advances!  Congratulations, lab members! 

Oct 2020- Philip joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome, Philip! 

Sep 2020- Aya's review paper has been accepted by Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology! 

 

Jun 2020- Xin has been promoted to full professor in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics, effective July 1, 2020. 

 

May 2020- Qi lab is awarded an NIH R01 grant to study alpha-synucleinopathy. 

 

March 2020- Qi lab is awarded an NIH R01 grant to study Alzheimer's disease. 

 

Feb 2020- Tony joins the lab as a postdoc!

Jan 2020- CWRU research team receives $1 million to advance therapies for Huntington’s disease

Nov 2019- Jessica and Aya join the lab as Ph.D. students!

July 2019- Di is awarded the Charles L. Hoppel Trainee Award for Excellence in Mitochondrial Research 2019. 

May 2019- Di publicly defends his doctoral dissertation- Congratulations Dr. Hu!

Feb 2019-  Di publishes a first-author paper in Acta Neuropathologica- Congratulations!

                      Media report: Alpha-Synuclein Impairs ClpP Enzyme, Causing Mitochondrial Damage – Parkinson’s News Today

Feb 2019- Yuanyuan publishes her paper in Nature Communications- Congratulations!

Feb 2019-  Qi lab is awarded an NIH R21 grant to identify a mitochondrial biomarker for Huntington's disease. 

Nov 2018- Kat joins the lab as a Ph.D. student!

Oct 2018- Di’s work is selected for oral presentation in the Nanosymposium of the World Neuroscience Conference 2018!

July 2018- Qi lab receives a research grant from Harrington Discovery Institute. 

Mar 2018- Rihua joins the lab as a postdoc- Welcome!

Nov 2017- Qi lab receives a Catalyst Award from the Falk Foundation to develop small molecules for treating Huntington's disease. 

Sep 2017- Yutong receives the award of the best presentation in the annual Recknagel Symposium!

July 2017- Xin has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure! 

Oct 2016- Qi lab receives a research grant from the Michael J Fox's Parkinson's Disease Foundation 

July 2016- Xing's paper is published in Nature Communications- Congratulations! 

                     Media Report: Scientists develop therapeutic protein, protect nerve cells from Huntington's disease.  

Jan 2016- Yutong joins the lab as a Ph.D. student.

Sep 2015- Di is awarded the best academic record (2014-2015) in the annual Recknagel Symposium!

Aug 2014- Yuanyuan joins the lab as a postdoc! 

June 2014- Qi lab is awarded an NIH R01 grant to study Huntington's disease! 

 

Sep 2013- Xing's paper has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Investigation!  

Sep 2013- Qi lab receives a research grant from American Parkinson's Disease Association! 

June 2013- Yuchin's paper is now published in Human Molecular Genetics- Congratulations! 

                     Commentary by Nature Review Neurology: Defective mitochondrial dynamics in the hot seat—

                     a therapeutic target common to many neurological disorders?’  2013 Aug;9(8): 417. PMID: 23877644

June 2012- Qi lab receives a research grant from the American Heart Association! 

Dec 2011- Qi lab receives a research grant from the Spize Brain Research Fund! 

March 2011- Qi lab officially starts!