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New Smith/Refsum paper explores link between pollution and dementia

A new study jointly published by Professors David Smith and Helga Refsum confirms that chronic exposure to air pollution in the elderly increases the risk of developing dementia a few years later.

Paolo Tammaro awarded the title of Professor of Pharmacology

The University’s Vice-Chancellor has this week conferred the title of ‘Professor of Pharmacology’ on Paolo Tammaro.

New study from the Akerman group shows that synaptic inhibition changes dynamically to match brain state

A new paper by the Akerman Group is published in the journal Neuron this week, and resolves a fundamental question in the field of neuroscience, by investigating how synaptic inhibition operates under undisturbed conditions. This new study demonstrates that GABA signaling in the brain is dynamic and adapts to control cortical functions depending on the state of the brain.

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