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The department was proud to host Professor Dennis J. Selkoe from Harvard Medical School as part of our Litchfield/Thomas Willis lecture and annual postgraduates' meeting.

Professor Selkoe, the Vincent and Stella Coates Professor of Neurologic Diseases at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, gave a lecture on 'Protein Misfolding and the Molecular Bases of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases'.

Departmental Prizes

As part of the event, we awarded the following prizes to members of our department:

Posters

YEAR 1: Kinan Muhammed, ‘Can You Invigorate Your Eye Movements?’ (Kinan Muhammed, Edwin Dalmaijer, Sanjay Manohar & Masud Husain)

YEAR 2: Sezgi Goskan, ‘Imaging Pain in the Newborn Infant Brain using fMRI’ (Sezgi Goskan, Faith Emery, Caroline Hartley, Ravi Poorun, Mark Jenkinson, Stuart Clare, Rebeccah Slater)

YEAR 3: Anjan Nibber,‘Role of antibodies directed against the AMPA and GABAB receptor in neurological diseases’ (Anjan Kaur Nibber, Philippa Pettingill, Patrick Waters, Edward Mann, Angela Vincent & Bethan Lang)

Departmental Prizes

Thomas Willis Early Career Researcher Prize

Joint Winner – Aarti Jagannath,‘The CRTC1-SIK1 pathway regulates entrainment of the circadian clock’

Joint Winner – Tamar Makin, ‘Phantom pain is associated with preserved structure and function in the former hand area’

Thomas Willis Senior Career Researcher Prize

Winner –  Gwenaëlle Douaud, ‘Preventing Alzheimer’s disease-related gray matter atrophy by B-vitamin treatment’

Runner up – Katie Warnaby, ‘Slow-wave activity saturation and thalamocortical isolation during propofol anesthesia in humans’

NDCN Departmental Prize for Excellence

Beth Lang for her work as a senior member of the Neuroimmunology Group