Neuroscience News at the RUB - 2013
19.11.2013 Research unit 1581

DFG approves 3-year extension of funding for research unit on extinction learning
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30.07.2013 How to learn successfully even under stress

Mineralocorticoid receptors ensure flexible engagement of learning strategies. RUB researchers report in "Biological Psychiatry".
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22.07.2013 Bringing Light into the Brain

Researcher from the RUB and colleagues from the University of Osnabrück are one of 12 groups that are part of the new DFG funded Priority Programme "Resolving and manipulating neuronal networks in the mammalian brain – from correlative to causal analysis" (SPP 1665).
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27.06.2013 100th PhD in Neuroscience

On June 26th, the IGSN was proud to celebrate the 100th PhD defence since it was founded in 2001. Read more at the
IGSN website

03.05.2013 Commands from the matrix

RUB researchers report on the role of the extracellular matrix: cell environment controls formation and activity of nerve cell contacts.
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11.04.2013 How Alzheimer's could occur

RUB researchers develop new hypothesis for the degeneration of nerve cells Protein spheres in the nucleus give wrong signal for cell division.
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04.04.2013 New drug against MS

RUB neurologists report in The Lancet: Daclizumab injections reduce relapses and permanent damage in multiple sclerosis.
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27.03.2013 New vitamin for nerves

A new approach for the treatment of motoneuron diseases. RUB biologists examine effect and active manner of vitamin P.
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21.03.2013 One ion channel, many diseases

Dysfunction in cerebellar Calcium channel causes motor disorders and epilepsy. RUB researchers report in the "Journal of Neuroscience".
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26.02.2013 Dancing keeps young

RUB researchers report: Six months of dance intervention enhances postural, sensorimotor, and cognitive performance in elderly.
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18.02.2013 Symposium for Ulf Eysel

Academic celebration for Prof. Ulf Eysel. One of the most famous RUB scientists is retiring. He still remains closely linked to the RUB.
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23.01.2013 Connection error in the brains of anorexics

RUB researchers report that reduced connectivity between the left fusiform body area and the extrastriate body area in anorexia nervosa is associated with body image distortion.
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09.01.2013 How the brain stays receptive

RUB researchers and colleagues examine the role of channel protein in learning: Pannexin1 is critical for memory and orientation.
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