• 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 plasticity of cortical circuits with the ultimate goal of guiding the development of new therapies for a number of cognitive and age-related disorders.

Latest News

New paper on ageing of the somatosensory cortex

New collaborative Innovative Training Networks project

New paper on the effect of haloperidol on microglia

Carla Pernaci joins the Group

Raquel Real wins 2018 Proteintech FENS travel grant

The Group will attend the 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

Galleries

Featured Video: Live Neuron Imaging

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