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May 10

New laboratory on control of hunger

Luis Varela, together with Tamas Horvath, launch a new research group in ACHUCARRO

Dr. Luis Varela and Dr. Tamas Horvath, Ikerbasque researchers at ACHUCARRO have recently launched a new research laboratory to work on neuron-glia interaction related to hunger control.

Apr 06

ACHUCARRO closes the 2018-2021 four-year strategic period with excellent results

The research center has achieved better than expected achievements according to the forecasts of its strategic plan

The Board of Trustees of ACHUCARRO today approved the management and achievements of our research center for the year 2021, and as a whole for the period of the strategic plan that went from the year 2018 to the year 2021.

Mar 14

New model including glia and neurons to study Alzheimer´s disease

Glial cells are essential to understand Alzheimer's disease progression and this model emerges as a powerful tool to study neurodegeneration and inflammation in the context of Alzheimer and other neurodegenerative diseases

The research team led by Ikerbasque researcher Estibaliz Capetillo-Zarate at the Laboratory of Neurobiology of Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience and the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, has established a straightforward in vitro setting with neurons and glial cells to study Alzheimer´s disease.

Feb 11

¿Sabías que el 11 de febrero está designado internacionalmente como el Día de la MUjer y la Niña en la Ciencia?

ACHUCARRO ha organizado una jornada, con 5+1 neurocientíficas, para celebrar y conmemorar esta efeméride

En 2022, este día es viernes, y para celebrarlo y conmemorarlo, hemos organizado una jornada en la que participarán 5+1 neurocientíficas.

La jornada será on-line, a través de la plataforma Zoom.

5+1 neurocientificas (2022)

 

Feb 03

New publication about the identification of novel targets for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorders

Kinase inhibitors are among the most common druggable targets in the pharma industry

Post-traumatic stress (PTSD) is a relatively recently recognized psychiatric condition afflicting thousands of people worldwide due to war conflicts, natural disasters and crime. Current treatments are of limited efficacy and novel therapies are urgently needed.

Firoc mice show unbalanced Glutamatergic/GABAergic input onto orexin neurons.

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