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Fish immune cells lend clues to spinal cord repair

Scientists have found the immune system plays a key role in helping zebrafish nerve cells to regenerate after injury. The findings offer clues for developing treatments that could one day help people…

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Elsevier Scopus Awards 2018: profile of awardee Dr Sarah McGlasson

Video interview with Sarah McGlasson, winner of the Elsevier / US-UK Fulbright Commission 2018 UK Early Career Researcher Award in Medicine. #ECRAwards2018…

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Mending myelin: orchestrating brain repair in MS

In her inaugural lecture Professor Anna Williams discusses how studying human MS brain tissue and laboratory models of remyelination can increase our understanding of how this repair process works…

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Introduction to The Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research

The Euan MacDonald Centre is based at the University of Edinburgh and is a not-for-profit “centre without walls” of 200 researchers across Scotland. We use research to improve the lives…

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Resilience and Depression: the STRADL project

What makes people resilient to depression? Depression is a very common psychiatric disorder but also one of the least studied. Past research tried to pin down the reasons that led people to…

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Inaugural lecture of Professor Neil Mabbott: Prions - ninja pathogens and immune system hijackers

Prion diseases are a unique group of brain diseases in animals and humans which cause extensive damage to nerve cells in the brain, to which there is currently no effective treatment or cure. Some…

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Prof Richard Morris: Memory: why it matters and how it works

The Edinburgh Neuroscience Christmas Lecture 2016 delivered by Professor Richard Morris, CBE, FRS, Professor of Neuroscience, Centre for Cognitive & Neural Systems, and 2016 Brain Prize Winner …

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"The fish school of life: learning to mend the spinal cord" - inaugural lecture by Professor Catherina Becker.

Professor Catherina Becker shows what happens in the brains and spinal cords of zebrafish that allows them to repair even fully paralysing injuries. Recorded 25 September 2017.

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