• Hippocampal neurons and nerve fibers labelled using Thy1-GFP transgenics

    Hippocampal neurons and nerve fibres labelled using Thy1-GFP transgenics

  • Imaging <em>in vivo</em> of an axon (red) and synaptophysin (green) through a cranial window on postnatal days (PND) 240-310

    Imaging in vivo of an axon (red) and synaptophysin (green) through a cranial window on postnatal days (PND) 240-310

  • Two-photon microscope images of the plasticity of adult cortical synapses <em>in vivo</em> on postnatal days (PND) 98-114

    Two-photon microscope imaging of the plasticity of adult cortical synapses in vivo on postnatal days (PND) 98-114

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  • Microglia (green), brain cell nuclei (red)

    Microglia (green), brain cell nuclei (red)

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Welcome to the web site of the Synaptic Plasticity and Repair Group.

We study the structure and plasticity of brain circuits and their connections in both normal and disease settings, with a view to guide the development of better therapies for a number of cognitive and age-related disorders.

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15May

VACANCY: PhD studentship

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A new in vivo model of axon pathology in human tau mutants Dr Vincenzo De Paola, Professor Maria Grazia Spillantini... Read More →
24Apr

Joana Dopp, Hewa Khalilifar, Maksim Lavrov and Martyna Rakowska join the Group

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Joana Dopp, Hewa Khalilifar, Maksim Lavrov and Martyna Rakowska join the group as part of the research placements programme funded... Read More →
04Mar

VACANCY: Postdoctoral research fellowship

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Regulation of the regeneration of adult neocortical circuits Dr Vincenzo De Paola Description A 3 – 5 postdoctoral research fellowship is... Read More →

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