Welcome to the Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence!
JUR publishes extraordinary undergraduate work in an easily accessible and professional peer-reviewed journal. Our mission is to print outstanding undergraduate research, scholarly articles, and creative works in order to make them available to the public and connect the worldwide community of college undergraduates.
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Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence
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We are currently looking for people interested in the Associate Editor position and in being referees for the journal. You must be an undergraduate student to be a JUR staff member, but can be an undergraduate student, graduate student, or faculty member of any accredited institution of higher education in order to be a referee for the publication. Please email the editor in chief Pasha Lookian at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be a part of the Journal for Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence.
Immune modulation as a tool in promoting recovery from traumatic brain injury and stroke
By Ian McCullough, Petr Kucheryavyy, and Cassandra L. Quave, PhD.
Traumatic brain injury and ischemic stroke are two heterogeneous pathologies. However, at the cellular and tissue levels, their etiologies bear striking similarities. Both result from an initial insult that is rapidly exacerbated by a neuroinflammatory as well as a subsequent systemic inflammatory response. Moreover, both traumatic brain injury and stroke appear to up-regulate neurogenesis as well as draw neural progenitors to the damaged cerebral parenchyma via chemotaxis... more