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Recalling positive events and experiences can help protect young people against depression in later life

Jan 15, 2019

Depression often first emerges in adolescence, a critical developmental time period when an individual experiences substantial changes in their brain structure and chemistry. A known risk factor of depression is exposure to early life stress, such as illness, parents’ separation or death, or adverse family circumstances.

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Alzheimer’s Research UK Fellowships

Dec 14, 2018

Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched two new fellowships, the first in partnership with The Dunhill Medical Trust (DMT) and the second with Race Against Dementia (RAD).

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Congratulations to Dr Muzaffer Kaser on winning prize

Dec 14, 2018

Dr Muzaffer Kaser was awarded the runner-up prize at the post-doctoral plenary competition at the Clinical Academics in Training Annual Conference, organised by Academy of Medical Sciences. 

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Giles Yeo awarded JBS Haldane Lecture 2019

Dec 14, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Giles Yeo of the Metabolic Research Laboratories and MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit who has been announced by the Genetics Society as winner of their centenary year JBS Haldane Lecture.

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Marmoset study gives insights into loss of pleasure in depression

Dec 11, 2018

"Understanding the brain circuits that underlie specific aspects of anhedonia is of major importance, not only because anhedonia is a core feature of depression but also because it is one of the most treatment-resistant symptoms"

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Cambridge Neuroscientists rank in the top 1% Highly Cited Researchers for 2018

Dec 5, 2018

10 Cambridge Neuroscientists have all ranked in the top 1% of Clarivate Analytics list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2018.

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The Future of Neuroscience, Attachment and Mentalizing: from research to clinical practice | May 2019

Oct 2, 2018

This conference will be one of the first conferences to explicitly focus on the application of neuroscience and neurobiology to clinical issues.

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