Katerina Akassoglou was Invited as the Plenary Speaker for the 3rd Annual Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day

Katerina Akassoglou was invited as the plenary speaker for the 3rd Annual Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day celebrating excellence in neuroscience research at the University of Minnesota on May 2, 2018.


Akassoglou Lab Marks Its 10th Year at Gladstone Institutes

On April 1, 2018, Katerina Akassoglou celebrated the 10th anniversary of her lab at Gladstone. She and her team have made great strides in advancing our understanding of neurological diseases and identifying potential therapeutic targets.


Andrew Mendiola is awarded a 3-year Postdoctoral Fellowship with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

March 6, 2018

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Katerina Akassoglou elected to the Annals of Neurology Editorial Board

Katerina Akassoglou was elected to the editorial board of the Annals of Neurology, the official journal of the American Association of Neurology. Her 3- year term wil. start January 2018.


Terry Dean is Awarded the Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award!

January 1, 2018

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Our Article was Selected for the Cover Image of Neuron, Volume 96, Dec 2017 Issue


Surprising Pathways to Cures: Katerina Akassoglou, Gladstone Institutes


The 2017 Fall President’s Council Symposium showcased Gladstone’s latest transformative research. Katerina Akassoglou, PhD, Senior Investigator, spoke about her novel approaches to neurological disease. Find out more about Gladstone’s research at www.gladstone.org.

Our Article was Selected for the Cover Image of The Journal of Neuroscience Special Annual Meeting Issue 2017

Andrew Mendiola is awarded the T32 Fellowship from UCSF

October 2, 2017

Andrew Mendiola received a UCSF Immunology T32 Posdoctoral Fellowship entitled “Functional Profiling of Ligand- Selective Activation of Complement Receptor 3 in Macrophages.”

Katerina Akassoglou was one of the 20 Researchers that attended The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Workshop on Peripheral Influences on Neurodegeneration.

September 27, 2017

The workshop on neurodegeneration addressed the role of non-neuronal influences such as inflammation, the immune system, glia, vasculature, the blood brain barrier, and the gut, and microbiome. Read More

Katerina Akassoglou, Gladstone Institutes

Jonathan Kipnis, University of Virginia

Marco Colonna, Washington University in St. Louis

Chengua Gu, Harvard Medical School

Robert Moir, Harvard Medical School / MGH

Michael Wilson, UCSF

Frauke Zipp, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Samuel David, McGill University

Asya Rolls, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Paul Sawchenko, Salk Institute

Dorian McGavern, NINDS/NIH

Tony Wyss-Coray, Stanford University

Philip de Jager, Columbia University

Elizabeth Bradshaw, Columbia University

Mimi Shirasu-Hiza, Columbia University

Tim Sampson, California Institute of Technology

Chris Bennett, Stanford University

Gilbert Gallardo, Washington University in St. Louis

Burcin Ikiz, Science writer

Robert Thorne, University of Wisconsin, Madison