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Differences in microglia in the brain's white and grey matter in Multiple Sclerosis

More sleep complaints in adolescents who use screens before sleep

Brain cells involved in insomnia identified

Inge Huitinga appointed professor

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.

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Huitinga Group

Marlijn van der Poel, T. Ulas, Mark R Mizee, C.C. Hsiao, Suzanne S M Miedema, Adelia, Karianne Schuurman, B. Helder, S.W. Tas, J.L. Schultze, Jörg Hamann, I. Huitinga Transcriptional profiling of human microglia reveals grey-white matter heterogeneity and multiple sclerosis-associated changes. Nature Communications 10 (2019) Download

Van Someren Group

A B A Stevner, D Vidaurre, J Cabral, K Rapuano, S F V Nielsen, E Tagliazucchi, H Laufs, P Vuust, G Deco, M W Woolrich, E Van Someren, M L Kringelbach Discovery of key whole-brain transitions and dynamics during human wakefulness and non-REM sleep Nature Communications 10 (2019) Download

Van Someren Group

P.R. Jansen, K. Watanabe, S. Stringer, N. Skene, J. Bryois, A.R. Hammerschlag, C.A. De Leeuw, Jeroen S Benjamins, A.B. Munoz-Manchado, M. Nagel, J.E. Savage, H. Tiemeier, T. White, , J.Y. Tung, D.A. Hinds, V. Vacic, X. Wang, P.F. Sullivan, S. Van der Sluis, T.J.C. Polderman, A.B. Smit, J. Hjerling-Leffler, E.J.W. van Someren, Danielle Posthuma Genome-wide analysis of insomnia in 1,331,010 individuals identifies new risk loci and functional pathways. Nature Genetics 51 (2019) 394-403

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