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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 | 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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Posted by | 3 July 2018
New paper on ageing of the somatosensory cortex

We have a new paper in PLoS One comparing the neuropil ultrastructure and connectivity of aged and adult mice. The effects of aging on neuropil structure in mouse somatosensory cortex—A...

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Posted by | 30 May 2018
New collaborative Innovative Training Networks project

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...

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Posted by | 9 November 2017
New paper reviews in vivo optical imaging of CNS injury and disease

We have a cover article in the The Journal of Neuroscience discussing recent advances in understanding neuronal, glial, and other cellular responses to CNS injury and disease with in vivo...

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Posted by | 8 September 2017
Raquel Real wins poster prize at the Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium

Raquel Real wins #NNHD2017 Poster Prize for her poster presentation on neuronal network dysfunction in a new humanised mouse model of Down syndrome at the 6th Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium -...

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Posted by | 5 September 2017
New paper on fully-automated method for detecting axonal synapses

We have a new paper in PLoS One demonstrating a new, fully-automated, highly accurate approach for detecting axonal synapses (boutons). Detection of axonal synapses in 3D two-photon images. Bass, C.,...

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Posted by | 26 February 2016
Constant gardener image is Biomedical Picture of the Day

Image showing microglia extending to connect with neurons is published on 26 February 2016 on the Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) web site.

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