• 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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16Dec

New name for MRC Clinical Sciences Centre

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From 01 January 2017,  MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS)  will be the new name of the MRC Clinical... Read More →
09Jun

Lucien West successfully defends his PhD thesis

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Lucien West successfully defends his PhD thesis.  Congratulations Dr West.... Read More →
16May

Picture perfect for Lucien West

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Lucien West takes a position as an Advanced Imaging Specialist at Nikon Instruments UK.... Read More →

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