DePaolaLab

Posted by | 11 August 2014
Katerina-Smaragda Papadopoulou joins the Group

Katerina-Smaragda Papadopoulou, from Athens, Greece, joins the Group as an MRC Career Development Fellow to work on the role of microRNAs in the neuronal synapse life cycle in the context of metabolic...

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Posted by | 5 August 2014
Senior lectureship for lab alumnus

Alison Canty, who was the first postdoctoral fellow in the De Paola lab (2008 – 2010) and pioneered the study of axon regeneration and synaptic remodelling after partial loss of...

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Posted by | 7 May 2014
Graduation day for Federico Grillo

Federico Grillo receives his PhD degree on 07 May, 2014 at the Imperial College London Postgraduate Graduation Day ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall. Congratulations Dr Grillo! Poor is the...

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Posted by | 28 July 2013
Growing again image is Biomedical Picture of the Day

A 3D reconstruction image of a regenerating nerve is published on 28 July 2013 on the Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) web site.

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Posted by | 25 June 2013
New paper on axon regeneration after laser-mediated lesions

We have a new paper in Nature Communications on axon regeneration after laser-mediated lesions.  It is featured in Nature. In-vivo single neuron axotomy triggers axon regeneration to restore synaptic density...

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Posted by | 25 June 2013
New paper shows evidence for GAP-43-dependent regulation of presynaptic stability

We have a new collaborative paper with the Biophysics and Biophotonics groups at LENS in PNAS on GAP-43-depedent regulation of presynpatic sprouting. In vivo single branch axotomy induces GAP-43-dependent sprouting...

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Posted by | 19 June 2013
New paper shows detailed analysis of synaptic reorganisation in brain microlesions

We have a new paper in The Journal of Neuroscience on the reorganisation of injured axons. Synaptic elimination and protection after minimal injury depend on cell type and their prelesion...

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Posted by | 4 June 2013
Federico Grillo successfully defends his PhD thesis

Federico Grillo successfully defends his PhD thesis. His examiners, Professors Anthony Holtmaat (University of Geneva, Switzerland) and William Wisden (Imperial College London, UK) congratulate him for his  impressive work on...

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Posted by | 25 May 2013
Unstable connections image is Biomedical Picture of the Day

A 3D reconstruction image of neural connections being made in the brain is published on 25 May 2013 on the Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) web site.

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Posted by | 16 April 2013
New paper on synaptic reorganisation during ageing

We have a new paper in PNAS on synaptic reorganization during ageing.  It is featured in Nature and in F1000Prime. Increased axonal bouton dynamics in the aging mouse cortex. Grillo,...

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