2010 IoN News Archive
- Professor Alan Thompson elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology
- Michael J. Fox Foundation awards IoN researcher grant to advance Parkinson's research.
- Traces of the past: computer algorithm ‘reads’ memories
- Professor Lees awarded first Lord Brain Memorial Lecture
- Award for Professor Chris Frith
- Professor John Duncan appointed as NIHR Senior Investigator
- Queen Square Symposium success
- IoN brings the scientific method to London primary schools
- Robot trainer to benefit stroke patients
- Researchers to study how the brain 'rewires itself'
- St Peter's Medal for Professor Clare Fowler
- Elections to the Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowships announced
- New website to help stroke survivors learn to read again
- Queen's Birthday Honours
- Brain study reveals that agreement is rewarding
- Wellcome Success
- Win for IoN at Shape of Science Symposium
- Research shows that two heads are better than one
- Lizard venom offers hope for Parkinson’s disease patients
- Epilepsy prizes
- Developing a cell library resource for dementia research
- Stents may double the risk of stroke in patients over 70
- Scientists identify link between introspection and brain structure
- IoN scientist lands £329k funding boost from dementia research charity.
- Study results consistent with earlier estimates of vCJD prion prevalence in Britain
- Parkinson's UK Fellowship Award
- Award for Professor Lees
- 2010-11 IoN PhD Studentship Round Now Open
- New brain imaging tests to track Huntington’s
- World-leading scientist secures funding for gene research
- Fighter pilots' brains are ‘more sensitive
- Alzheimer’s changes detectable in healthy elderly
- IoN Student wins Santander Formula One Scholarship
- New hope for cluster headache sufferers
- Prestigious European research grant awarded
- New centre brings hope to patients with muscle wasting diseases
- Prestigious stroke program grant awarded
- A role for astrocytes in learning and memory?
Queen Square Symposium success
13 April 2010
The 2010 Queen Square Symposium took place on Friday, 19 March 2010.
The student organising committee led by Laura D'Castro and Lisa Clayton ensured it was an impressive, well run event. There was a diverse range of posters; with representation from both the Institute, and National Hospital, as well as colleagues from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience.
The afternoon culminated in a Guest Lecture given by Professor Martin
Raff (UCL), who gave an excellent and though provoking talk on "Good
News in Autism."
Best Poster, winner of Queen Square Symposium poster competition
Dr Benedetta Bodini Department of Brain Repair and Rehabilitation
Runner Up, PhD Category
Ms Aarti Ruparelia. Department of Neurodegenerative Disease
Best MSc poster
Mr Alexander Berry. MSc Clinical Neuroscience
Runner Up, MSc Category
Ms Chen Song. MSc Cognitive Neuroscience
Best Clinical Poster
Dr Caroline Kachramanoglou. Department of Brain Repair and Rehabilitation
PhD Oral Presentation was given by Dr Umair Chaudhary, Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy. MSc Oral Presentation was given by Ms Lisbeth Aerts, MSc Clinical Neuroscience
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