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Posted by | 16 May 2019
Raquel Real successfully defends her PhD thesis

Raquel Real successfully defends her PhD thesis.  Congratulations 2 x Dr Real. https://www.instagram.com/p/BxkcXG1HMu1/

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Posted by | 21 February 2019
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.

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Posted by | 1 February 2019
Beatrice da Via joins the Group

Beatrice da Via, from Trieste University, Italy, joins the Group as a MSc Erasmus+ student to characterise the pathological features of human cortical grafts derived from donors carrying mutations associated...

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Posted by | 15 November 2018
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.

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Posted by | 1 November 2018
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...

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Posted by | 31 October 2018
Vincenzo De Paola and Shabana Khan Members of F1000Prime

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

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Posted by | 16 October 2018
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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Posted by | 11 October 2018
New paper in Science on the modelling dynamics of human brain cell transplants

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. In vivo modeling of...

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Posted by | 21 August 2018
New paper on the effects of antipsychotic medication on microglia

Peter Bloomfield’s study on the effects of antipsychotic medication on microglia in vivo has been published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. Congratulations Peter! The effects of haloperidol on microglial morphology...

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Posted by | 14 August 2018
Rapid onset form of Wallerian degeneration in the adult neocortex

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 investigated. Fundamental differences were...

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