Year 2018-2011

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! 

Jan 2014- Di joins the lab as a PhD student. 

Nov 2013- Xing's paper, titled "Inhibition of mitochondrial fragmentation diminishes Huntington's disease-associated neurodegeneration" is published in Journal of Clinical Investigation. Congratulations! 

              Comment in: Hope for Huntington's disease? A novel approach for disease modification. Mov Disord. 2014 Aug;29(9):1117.

Nov 2013- Yu-Chin's paper, titled "Inhibition of excessive mitochondrial fission reduced aberrant autophagy and neuronal damage caused by LRRK2 G2019S mutation" is 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.

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

Jan 2012- The Qi lab is awarded American Heart Association Grant-in-Aid grant

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

June 2011- Dr. Xing Guo joins the lab as a postdoc!

May 2011- Dr. Yu-Chin Su joins the lab as a postdoc!

March 2011- The Qi lab officially starts!