MS lesions are still very active in late stages of the disease

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Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

Our brain is our most complex and fascinating organ. Our brain is responsible for everything we do, think and experience. What mechanisms lie hidden within those one hundred billion nerve cells, linked by one hundred thousand kilometers of connections? The scientists of the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience are working to answer these questions.


Kole Group

Maarten Hp Kole, Romain Brette The electrical significance of axon location diversity Current Opinion in Neurobiology 51 (2018) 52-59

Roelfsema Group

Pieter R Roelfsema, Anthony J D G Holtmaat Control of synaptic plasticity in deep cortical networks Nature Reviews Neuroscience 19 (2018) 166-180

Huitinga Group

S. Luchetti, N.L. Fransen, C.G. van Eden, V. Ramaglia, M. Mason, I. Huitinga Progressive Multiple Sclerosis patients show substantial lesion activity that correlates with clinical disease severity and sex: a retrospective autopsy cohort analysis. Acta Neuropathologica (2018) Download

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