In a study published in Molecular Psychiatry, Jessie Brunner, Hanna Lammertse and Annemiek van Berkel (FGA) teamed up with Sophie van der Sluis (CTG) and the proteomics facility (MCN) to optimize statistical power for iPSC-based study designs.
The American National Institute of Health will fund new brain research of three CNCR researchers at VU Amsterdam through the so-called Brain Initiative programme. Brain research is desperately needed to better understand and treat brain diseases.
Aina Badia-Soteras, together with others of the Neuron-Glia Interaction team and collaborators, has shown that retraction of fine astrocyte processes from the synapse is a regulated process that gates the strength of fear memories. This work is published in Biological Psychiatry
The PreSSAD consortium of 6 EU partners incl. CNCR (Matthijs Verhage, FGA) was awarded (JPND/Memorabel, pre-diagnosis disturbances in neurodevelopmental disorders) and will start Nov 1st with IPSC-based models of presynaptic degeneration
The performance of CNCR researchers Rachel Brouwer, Loek van der Kallen and Mahesh Karnani has been evaluated positively and we are happy to announce that they are rewarded a permanent employment contract.
Rik van der Kant, Natalia Goriounova and Priyanka Rao-Ruiz, researchers at the Center for Neurogenomics & Cognitive Research at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, have been awarded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO) with a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros.
A new study by Kim Wolzak and colleagues from the team of Wiep Scheper reveals how neurons shift their translational control to ensure proteostatic resilience during ER stress. The study was published in The EMBO Journal.