Autoimmune Addison's disease: when the immune system destroys our ability to cope with stress

Your immune system is usually something you’re grateful for; it helps you fight infections, deal with cuts and bruises, and generally defend your body against all the bugs and grubs that are constantly trying to make you sick. However, in rare cases, the immune system turns on itself – instead...

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Our Research: Congratulations!

Following on from Dr. Charlotte Stagg last year, Dr. Tamar Makin is the latest Plasticity lab member to win the prestigious Sir Henry Dale Fellowship. This fellowship is for outstanding postdoctoral scientists wishing to build their own UK-based independent research career addressing an important bi...

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Our Research: Congratulations!

Research undertaken at the FMRIB Centre in collaboration with Torbay Hospital has won a national prize. The study assessing structural brain changes associated with chronic disuse of the upper limb after rotator cuff tear was undertaken by James Kolasinski and Charlotte Stagg in Oxford with Veronica...

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Our Research: Conferences 2014

A number of lab members have recently attended conferences around Europe and the United States. Dr. Claire Sexton gave a talk about the relationship between sleep quality and brain structure in older adults at the BIological Psychiatry conference in New York City. Dr. Aiden Doherty was invited to gi...

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