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Marmoset study finds single brain region linking depression and anxiety, heart disease, and people’s sensitivity to treatment

Oct 27, 2020

Over-activity in a single brain region called the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex (sgACC) underlies several key symptoms of mood and anxiety disorders, but an antidepressant only successfully treats some of the symptoms.

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Study reveals brain mechanisms underlying irrational decision-making

Oct 21, 2020

New research, published recently in the Journal of Neuroscience, has revealed that two different parts of the brain are activated, and compete with each other, when we make decisions based on past experience. 

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Save the date: AstraZeneca and University of Cambridge joint virtual Science Symposium.

Oct 6, 2020

Join the first ever joint science symposium between AstraZeneca and the University of Cambridge.

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Cambridge University and Nanyang Technological University, Singaport establish new Research Centre to suport lifelong learning

Oct 22, 2020

The Centre for Lifelong Learning and Individualised Cognition (CLIC) is a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and is funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation.

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Cambridge launches the Observatory for Human-Machine Collaboration

Oct 22, 2020

The Observatory for Human-Machine Collaboration (OHMC) aims to put people at the centre of the machine intelligence revolution, by encouraging cross-disciplinary research that brings to the fore disruptive solutions for our societal challenges, such as elderly care, and transforming our fundamental understanding of human-machine collaboration.

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COVID-19 & Mental Well-being (15-min-Follow-up)

Oct 22, 2020

Get involved - Follow up on project to investigate the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on mental health and well-being.

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Congratulations to Dr Giles Yeo!

Oct 22, 2020

Giles Yeo has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. These awards recognise the achievements and service of people across the UK, from all walks of life.

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East of England Global Health Conference

Oct 21, 2020

Join us online for two half – day sessions, bringing together an interdisciplinary panel of guest speakers and experts in the field of global health. The theme is collaboration for impact.

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Congratulations to Professor Angela Roberts on award of this years Goldman-Rakic Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience

Oct 7, 2020

Professor Angela Roberts has been awarded this years Goldman-Rakic Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience, jointly with Professor Robert Desimone, Director of the McGovern Institute at MIT, Boston, USA.

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Judge Business School: EnterpriseTECH Postgraduate

Oct 6, 2020

EnterpriseTECH Postgraduate offers a real-world learning experience at the interface of research and the start-up world.

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Upcoming call for target-based proposals: Dementia Consortium

Oct 6, 2020

The next funding call for novel dementia targets is now open, thanks to support of the Dementia Consortium Industry partners.

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Postdoc Business Plan Competition – Grand Finale 2020

Oct 6, 2020

Supported by the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge and Taylor Vinters, watch six postdoc finalists pitch (online) to a panel of expert judges for a chance to win up to £20,000 investment in their business idea.

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Brain Injury Technologies Think Tank 2020

Oct 6, 2020

Be part of the Brain Injury Technologies Think Tank (BITT) to look into how artificial intelligence and robotics have the potential to revolutionise medicine.

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Isaac Newton Trust / Wellcome Trust ISSF / University of Cambridge Joint Research Grants Scheme

Oct 6, 2020

This scheme is aimed at newly independent principal investigators. The primary aim of the scheme is to provide support for newly appointed individuals to allow them to develop projects which will lead to a full application for external funding.

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Grand Rounds

Oct 6, 2020

These talks are a great way to enhance your knowledge and keep up to date in important evolving areas that may be outside of your core practice.

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The Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Oct 6, 2020

This virtual meeting will take place on 17 November 2020.

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Gene therapy: success and affordability

Oct 6, 2020

Is gene therapy the next big thing? Are we already in the midst of a revolution?

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Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Seminar Series

Oct 6, 2020

During Michaelmas, this seminar series will complement an ongoing effort by Cambridge Neuroscience, CATS and Cambridge Public Health to highlight and connect researchers at Cambridge working on mental health topics during the pandemic.

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Neurodegeneration Challenge Network (NDCN) online forum - Webinar

Jul 27, 2020

The second webinar of the Neurodegeneration Challenge Network (NDCN)will be held on Thursday, 30th July.

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Tech-Know Tuesdays speaker invitation

Jul 29, 2020

The team are looking for speakers for the next term of talks and would love to hear from anyone with a story to tell about a new technology they are working with.

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Problematic smartphone use linked to poorer grades, alcohol misuse and more sexual partners

Jul 27, 2020

The researchers found that one in five (20%) of survey respondents reported problematic smartphone use.

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AI successfully used to identify different types of brain injuries

Jul 27, 2020

Researchers have developed an AI algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries.

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Antibody designed to recognise pathogens of Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 27, 2020

Researchers have found a way to design an antibody that can identify the toxic particles that destroy healthy brain cells – a potential advance in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

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Study shows how our brains remain active during familiar, repetitive tasks

Jul 27, 2020

New research, based on earlier results in mice, suggests that our brains are never at rest, even when we are not learning anything about the world around us.

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Thank you from CamBRAIN!

Jul 27, 2020

We would like to thank all of those who participated in the Virtual Journal Club events during Lent and Easter terms. 

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Cambridge Fighting COVID

Apr 9, 2020

Each episode includes an update on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and a review of the latest developments in SARS-CoV-2 biomedical research and experimental medicine.

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