Research by Dr Thomas Jensen and colleagues from the Institute of Neurology has discovered a novel way by which nerve cells in the brain can communicate with astroglia.
Publication date: 25 November 2016
A group of researchers, including the Institute of Neurology’s Professor Anette Schrag and Dr Jonathan M Schott, has developed a tool to predict cognitive decline in newly-diagnosed Parkinson’s disease patients.
Publication date: 22 November 2016
Prof Eleanor Maguire, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, has been given an alumni award for research, innovation and impact by University College Dublin (UCD). She has won a number of prizes for outstanding contributions to science, including the Ig Nobel Prize for Medicine - awarded for research promoting the public awareness and understanding of science, the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Young Investigator Award, two Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowships, the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award, The Feldberg Foundation Prize, and the Dargut and Milena Kemali International Prize. She has also been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Publication date: 15 November 2016