Brain Health and Repair Research Centre
The aim of the Brain Health and Repair Research Centre is to support research excellence of its member staff and students, and to foster collaborative research developments aimed at understanding brain health, neuroprotection and repair from injury or disease.
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This thesis focused on the role of the anterior cingulate cortex’s (ACC) interactions with the dopaminergic neurons in the ventral tegmental area (VTA) during adaptive behaviour. The overall question guiding this work was: ...
In the story of the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease, Amyloid-Beta (Aβ) is believed to play a key role. However, evidence suggests that metal ions, in particular Zn2+, may have strong modulatory, or even causative effects ...
Structural mechanisms of bidirectional synaptic plasticity in the dentate gyrus of freely behaving rats This research thesis is part of a collaborative study between the laboratories of Kristen M. Harris and Wickliffe C. Abraham; its purpose: to elucidate the structural mechanisms responsible for the expression of memory ...