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Researcher in Spotlight – Bonnie Auyeung

In our website feature “Researcher in Spotlight” this month we ask our researcher Bonnie Auyeung to tell us a bit

Edinburgh Neuroscience Christmas Public Lecture

Understanding Disorders of the Developing Brain in the 21st Century – by Professor Peter Kind 13 December, 6-7pm, Anatomy Lecture

‘Mini-gene’ therapy relieves features of Rett syndrome in mice

Delivering a fragment of the Rett syndrome gene, MECP2, into neurons eases features of the syndrome in mice, according to

Researcher in Spotlight – Cathy Abbott

The Patrick Wild Centre is starting a new regular feature on its website called “Researcher in Spotlight”, where we ask

A genetic timetable of the brain’s ageing process

Professor Seth Grant and colleagues have published a study in eLIFE suggesting the existence of a genetic programme that controls

Fragile X Syndrome: Educate to Empower Workshops

A series of joint workshops run by the Fragile X Society in collaboration with the Patrick Wild Centre The Patrick

Contrasting mechanisms underlie similar looking social differences in the autism and schizophrenia spectrums

It is well known that people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) process social information differently from typically developing individuals. Interestingly,

New study on how autism is portrayed in film and TV

Dr Sue Fletcher-Watson (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences), along with colleagues at the University of Oslo, has recently published an

Dr Emily Osterweil talks to BBC Radio Scotland

Dr Emily Osterweil has been talking to BBC Radio Scotland about her new research on identifying a potential new strategy

Stephen Lawrie wins Public Communication prize

Many congratulations to Professor Stephen Lawrie of the Patrick Wild Centre, who has won the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP)

New paper from the Patrick Wild Centre

Cell-Type-Specific Translation Profiling Reveals a Novel Strategy for Treating Fragile X Syndrome. Sophie R. Thomson, Sang S. Seo, Stephanie A.

Dr Sue Fletcher-Watson talks about autism on BBC5 live

On 13 July 2017, Patrick Wild Centre Researcher Dr Sue Fletcher-Watson spoke to BBC Radio 5 Live about autism following

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