Author Jennifer Patritti-Cram studies the way that nerve cells communicate. She looks at specific molecules called purines to determine their role in healthy nerve cells, in tumor tissue, and in pain responses.
Author Mark Rossi studies neurons in the brain and how they change in response to overeating.
Kiley Hughes uses the nematode worm to study Duchenne muscular dystrophy. She looks at a particular muscle protein and studies how exercise might protect the muscles of worms with this disease.