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.
At the Cold Spring Harbor Asia (CSH Asia) Conference on "Advances in Optical Imaging of Living Cells & Organisms: Focus on the Brain," 15 – 19 October 2018 in Suzhou,
We have a new collaborative paper in Science on the modelling dynamics of human brain cells transplanted from individuals with and without Down's syndrome into mice. [box style="1"][googlefont font="Trebuchet MS"
In a 2-photon imaging tour de force from postdocs Alison Canty and Lieven Huang, the real-time cellular dynamics of axon degeneration in the mammalian brain was investigate. Fundamental differences were
We have a new paper in PLoS One comparing the neuropil ultrastructure and connectivity of aged and adult mice. [box style="1"][googlefont font="Trebuchet MS" size="12px" margin="0px 0px 0px 0px"]The effects of
Vincenzo De Paola, along with Ramiro Almeida, Catalina Betancur, Daniel Choquet, Ana Luísa Carvalho, Peter Kind, Thomas Knöpfel, Emily Osterweil, Carmen Sandi, Eurotrials, Lundbeck, and The Zeiss Group, is part
Peter Bloomfield’s study on the effect of haloperidol on microglia has been provisionally accepted in Journal of Psychopharmacology. Congratulations Peter!