Zheng Lab Group


About the Zheng Research Group at UCSD 

We are a group of scientists in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego. Our lab uses genetically modified mice to study why axons in the central nervous system (the brain and the spinal cord) have such a limited ability to regenerate following injury. The insight gained from our research is directly relevant to the design of therapeutic interventions for spinal cord injury, white matter stroke and certain neurodegenerative disorders. There are excellent groups of scientists at UCSD to interact with on neural injury and regeneration. UCSD and neighboring institutions provide a vibrant neuroscience and biomedical science research community.

News & Events 

4/27/17  Cedric will join Texas A&M as a a tenure-track assistant professor. Congrats, Cedric!!!

4/11/17  The 2017 San Diego Spinal Cord Injury and Repair Symposium held at UCSD Faculty Club (sponsored by Paralyzed Veterans of America). See pictures.

10/19/16  Jess' preview article on the synaptic stabilization hypothesis of CNS axon regeneration comes out in Neuron.

10/17/16  The 2016 UCSD Neural Injury and Regeneration Symposium. See program and pictures.

9/7/16  Amy heads for UT Southwestern Dallas.

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