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Mao Lab (JHU)

Neurology, Institute for Cell Engineering

Johns Hopkins Medical Institute

Pathogenesis mechanism of prion-like proteins in neurodegenerative diseases

Research in Dr. Xiaobo Mao's laboratory focuses on two core topics: (1) the roles of prion-like proteins and strains in neurodegenerative disorders, including spreading pathways, molecular mechanisms of cell-to-cell transmission, neurotoxicity, and neuroinflammation; (2) the therapeutic developments. 

Open Positions If you are enthusiastic about neurodegeneration research and interested in joining as a Postdoctoral Fellow, Graduate Student or Undergraduate Student, please contact us about opportunities within my lab.

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