Xinyun Lu

Department Chair

Xinyun Lu

Department Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

The Graduate School

Other Duties

GRA Eminent Scholar Chair in Transl Neuroscience, Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

  • CA 3006


  • Ph.D., Pharmacology and Toxicology Washington State University, 1998

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOM 8050

    Intro to Research I
  • NURO 9210

    Inv of a Problem in Neuro
  • BIOM 8060

    Intro to Research II
  • BIOM 8080

    Neuroscience I


Selected Recent Publications

  • Leptin enhances social motivation and reverses chronic unpredictable stress-induced social anhedonia during adolescence., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sex-Dependent Role of Adipose Tissue HDAC9 in Diet-Induced Obesity and Metabolic Dysfunction., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Glucocorticoid-glucocorticoid receptor-HCN1 channels reduce neuronal excitability in dorsal hippocampal CA1 neurons., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cholinergic forebrain activation improves cognition, boosts neurotrophin receptors, and lowers Aβ42 levels in the cerebral cortex of 5xFAD mice. , 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Insomnia and inflammation in phase 1 of the clinical antipsychotic trials of intervention effectiveness study, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal