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Nature of immune cells in the human brain disclosed

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Brain area responsible for eye movements also involved in seeing

A molecular carrot-and-stick approach to wiring the brain

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

J Smolders, Kirstin M Heutinck, N.L. Fransen, E.B.M. Remmerswaal, Pleun Hombrink, Ineke J M Ten Berge, R.A.W. Van Lier, Inge Huitinga, Jörg Hamann Tissue-resident memory T cells populate the human brain. Nature Communications 9 (2018) Download

De Zeeuw Group

Z. Gao, C. Davis, A.M. Thomas, M.N. Economo, A.M. Abrego, K. Svoboda, C.I. De Zeeuw, N. Li A cortico-cerebellar loop for motor planning. Nature 563 (2018) 113-116

Swaab Group

Shangfeng Gao, Tong Zhang, Lei Jin, Dong Liang, Guangwei Fan, Yunnong Song, Paul J Lucassen, Rutong Yu, Dick F Swaab CAPON Is a Critical Protein in Synaptic Molecular Networks in the Prefrontal Cortex of Mood Disorder Patients and Contributes to Depression-Like Behavior in a Mouse Model. Cerebral Cortex (2018)

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