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Posted by | 16 February 2016
Path of invasion image is Biomedical Picture of the Day

An intravital image showing the spread of glioblastoma in the human brain is published on 16 February 2016 on the Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) web site.

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Posted by | 1 December 2015
Raquel Real and Antonio Trabalza’s work selected for talk at Keystone Symposia in Santa Fe

Raquel Real and Antonio Trabalza are studying axon and synaptic pathology in neurons derived from human-induced pluripotent stem cells, grafted into the mouse brain for longitudinal multiphoton imaging. To model Alzheimer's...

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Posted by | 16 November 2015
Peter Bloomfield successfully defends his PhD thesis

Peter Bloomfield successfully defends his PhD thesis.  Congratulations Dr Bloomfield!

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Posted by | 16 October 2015
New paper shows link between elevated immune cell activity and schizophrenia

We have a new paper in the American Journal of Psychiatry showing that immune cell (microglial) activity is elevated in people with schizophrenia and at ultra high risk of psychosis....

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Posted by | 16 June 2015
Oshiorenoya Agabi leads Koniku® to startup prizes

At this year's MIT Global Startup Workshop competition in Guatemala City, Koniku®, a startup company founded by Oshiorenoya ('Osh') Agabi, won the two top prizes: $10,000 in the Business Plan...

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Posted by | 1 December 2014
Raquel Real joins the Group

Raquel Real, MD, a Neurologist from Porto, Portugal, joins the Group as a PhD student supported by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and a donation from the Rosetrees Trust.  She...

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Posted by | 29 October 2014
Cher Bachar joins the Group

Cher Bachar joins the Group on a 4-year EPSRC Neurotechnology Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) PhD studentship to study high-throughput visualization and computational consequences of increased synaptic plasticity and axon regeneration...

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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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