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DPhil student Emma Whiteley wins a prize at the second Oxford Dementia day.

Emma WhitelyDPAG/Pharmacology DPhil student Emma Whiteley presented her poster at the second Oxford Dementia day held at St John’s College on 16th July. The meeting, organised by the Alzheimer’s Research UK Oxford network and the NIHR BRC Oxford Dementia and Ageing Research Working Group (OxDARE), attracted 175 registered delegates with 24 posters. The programme reflected the vibrant multidisciplinary dementia research environment in the area with representatives from 10 University Departments, as well as Oxford Brookes and the University of Reading.

Emma’s prize winning poster was titled “Generating a human synapse; studying synaptic phenotypes in iPSC-derived cortical neurons from Alzheimer’s patients”

 

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