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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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 | 12 April 2018
Carla Pernaci joins the Group

Carla Pernaci, from the Department of Neuroscience "Rita Levi Montalcini" at the University of Turin, Italy, joins the Group as a MSc ERASMUS student. Welcome, Carla!

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Posted by | 11 March 2018
Raquel Real wins 2018 Proteintech FENS travel grant

Raquel Real wins a €500 FENS travel grant from Proteintech to attend the 11th Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum of Neuroscience, 7 – 11 July 2018 in Berlin,...

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Posted by | 6 March 2018
The Group will attend the 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

The Synaptic Plasticity and Repair Group will attend the 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, the largest European neuroscience meeting, 7 – 11 July 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

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Posted by | 11 February 2018
Shabana Khan featured in article about women in science

In an article marking the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, Shabana Khan and ten other female scientists in the Faculty of Science at Imperial...

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