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Dr Nathalie Rochefort awarded the EMBO Young Investigator

The EMBO Young Investigator Programme offers recent group leaders with a track record of scientific excellence access to funding, training and networking opportunities.   

Immune cells could hold key to therapies for spinal cord injuries

Insights into how zebrafish repair their damaged nerve connections

Alison Douglas PhD Dissertation Prize

Congratulations to Hannah Shorrock who has been awarded the Alison Douglas PhD Dissertation Prize for the Best PhD Thesis in 2017/2018.

New paper in Brain from the Cousin lab

A case series - SYT1-associated neurodevelopmental disorder

A new paper from Robin Beaven in the Denholm lab

New insight into Wnt signalling in animal development.

A new book by Professor Gareth Leng

How hormonal signals in one small structure of the brain—the hypothalamus—govern our physiology and behavior.

Professor Jamie Davies awarded MRC project grant

The grant has been awarded for the research project "Advancing renal tissue engineering: equipping tissue-engineered kidneys with a ureter".

Sir Henry Dale Fellowship to Dr Gülsen Sürmeli

Many congratulations to Dr Gülsen Sürmeli who has been awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust/Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellowship.