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The latest news from the Synaptic Plasticity and Repair Group, including arrivals and departures of group members and visitors, research publications, presentations at conferences, awards and more.

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GROUP NEWS

01 September 2019
Vincenzo De Paola appointed a readership

Vincenzo De Paola receives an academic promotion to Reader of Translational Neuroscience. Congratulations, Vincenzo!

11 July 2019
Cher Bass successfully defends her PhD thesis

Cher Bass successfully defends her PhD thesis. Congratulations Cher! https://www.instagram.com/p/Bz04m9ZnOr0/

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/

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.

04 February 2019
New F1000Prime recommendation

F1000Prime publishes Vincenzo De Paola and Shabana Khan article recommendation.

01 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...

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.

01 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...