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Wellcome Trust Principal Fellowship award to explore neural coding with the tripartite synapse

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Professor Dmitri Rusakov, of the Institute of Neurology's Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Principal Fellowship, the top personal investigator award from the Trust. It provides £2.8M for five years (renewable) to explore "Neural coding with the tripartite synapse". 

Marsden's Book of Movement Disorders wins Neurology first prize at the 2013 BMA Book Awards

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Marsden's Book of Movement Disorders by Ivan Donaldson, C. David Marsden, Susanne Schneider and Kailash Bhatia has won the Neurology first prize at the 2013 BMA Medical Book Awards.

Scientists develop refined diagnostic tool for inherited dementias

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Researchers at the MRC Prion Unit and the NIHR Queen Square Dementia Biomedical Research Unit (BRU) have developed and tested an integrated tool (the ‘MRC Dementia Gene Panel’) to diagnose early onset, genetic forms of dementia, bringing together for the first time all 17 genes known to play a substantial role in causing inherited forms of dementia.

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