• 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

Maria Tortora interviewed by Alzheimer’s Research UK

New paper reviews in vivo optical imaging of CNS injury and disease

Raquel Real wins poster prize at the Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium

New paper on fully-automated method for detecting axonal synapses

Maria Tortora joins the Group

Shabana Khan joins the Group

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