Oligodendrocytes | CHOP Research Institute


Published on
Oct 5, 2022
Our Featured Research Trainee for October, Melanie Cruz, discusses Hispanic Heritage Month and her research on HIV neurocognitive disorders.

The Grinspan Lab focuses on oligodendrocytes, cells of the central nervous system that synthesize the myelin sheath required for transmission of nervous impulses. Failure of myelination results in motor and cognitive deficits.

Published on
Jul 8, 2019
Take a multimedia look at our HIV researchers' work – from our basic science labs, to our Center for Functional Neuroimaging, to Botswana's neighborhoods.
Published on
Mar 5, 2013
At a recent event in Cherry Hill, N.J., longtime CHOP researcher Judith Grinspan, PhD, received the "Professional Impact Award" from the Greater Delaware Valley Multiple Sclerosis Society. Dr. Grinspan has spent more than 25 years examining how multiple sclerosis damages the nervous system,