• New paper in Science on the modelling dynamics of human brain cell transplants

    New paper in Science on the modelling dynamics of human brain cell transplants

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

    Hippocampal neurons and nerve fibres labelled using Thy1-GFP transgenics

  • Imaging in vivo 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

VACANCY: PhD studentship

A PhD studentship is available as part of the Syn2Psy Innovative Training Network, funded by EU Horizon 2020.  For more information, please contact Vincenzo De Paola.

New F1000Prime recommendation

F1000Prime publishes Vincenzo De Paola and Shabana Khan article recommendation.

Crossed wires image is Biomedical Picture of the Day

Image showing human nerve cells growing and making connections inside a mouse brain is published on 15 November 2018 on the Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) web site.

Raquel Real Member of F1000Prime

Raquel Real is nominated to the F1000Prime Faculty of Neuroscience, Section of Neurobiology Disease & Regeneration as an Associate Faculty Member. "The F1000Prime Faculty comprises peer-nominated, internationally-renowned researchers across biology

Vincenzo De Paola and Shabana Khan Members of F1000Prime

Vincenzo De Paola is nominated to the F1000Prime Faculty of Neuroscience, Section of Neurobiology Disease & Regneration, together with Shabana Khan, as an Associate Faculty Member. "The F1000Prime Faculty comprises

Vincenzo De Paola presents at Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conference

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,

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