2017 news

Archived news from the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences 2017

October 2017: The Gillingwater Lab have published new studies that provide insights into the molecules and chemical pathways involved in neuron degeneration.

September 2017: Forgetting is a part of memory | Richard Morris | TEDxMadrid

September 2017: Painful side effects from cancer medicines could be tackled with a drug that eases the effects of jet lag, research around the group of Dr Carole Torsney suggests.

August 2017: Congratulation to Dr Nathalie Rochefort who has been awarded this year’s R Jean Banister Prize Lecture.

August 2017: Scientists around the group of Dr Emily Osterweil have discovered how the brain can self-correct disruptions in processing, pointing the way towards possible new treatments for autism and intellectual disability.

June 2017: Prof David Price and his team shed further lights into the molecular network during brain development.

June 2017: In a recent publication in Nature Medicine Dr Christos Gkogkas and his team present further insights of Metformin in a mouse model for FXS.

May 2017: In a recent study, Prof Giles Hardingham and colleagues uncovered mechanisms involved in the protection of nerve cells.

April 2017: Prof Tom Gillingwater and colleagues elucidate protection of motor neurons in the zebrafish model.

April 2017: Excellent presentations by our 2nd year PhD students at the joint CNR-CIP Symposium.

March 2017: Dr Lyndsay Murray and her team shed light on factors regulating motor neuron vulnerability.

Feb 2017: Two Scottish families affected by the disease Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) spent a day visiting the laboratories of Prof. Andrew Jarman and Dr Thomas Theil.

Feb 2017: Great success for Edinburgh@Anatomy at National Museum of Scotland outreach event.

Jan 2017: Congratulations to Prof Mike Cousin, Dr Carole Torsney and Dr Nathalie Rochefort on their Wellcome Trust grant success.