NAMED IN THE TOP #100 IN 2016 FOR DISCOVER MAGAZINE

Discover Magazine ranks its Top #100 science stories each year. Considered by the publication to be the “best in science,” Discover named an article profiling the work of Dr. Mark Rasenick, part of UI CDR Leadership, published in July 2016 for its annual list.

Millions of Americans are prescribed antidepressants each year, yet it typically takes weeks for patients to feel any effects. Researchers could never explain the peculiarity, but Rasenick’s research helps illuminate why (read more).

Mark Rasenick

Mark Rasenick PhD

Dr. Rasenick’s work has focused on G protein signaling in the nervous system and the relationship of neurotransmitter activation to rapid modification of the cytoskeleton.  He has been particularly interested in how G proteins and the cytoskeleton work in concert to modify synaptic shape and ...