A team of neuroscientists from ICVS recently published an article in the international scientific journal Journal of Neurochemistry that uncovers the mechanisms underlying associative learning in the brain.
In a work, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers at the Life and Health Science Research Institute (ICVS) at the University of Minho, in Portugal, used animal models of spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 or Machado-Joseph disease (SCA3/MJD) to test a promising drug: the compound tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA for short).
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Nuno Silva was one of the Portuguese researchers to win the CaixaResearch Health Research 2023 award, a competition run by the “la Caixa” Foundation.
Nuno Dinis Alves and Sara Calafate, researchers from ICVS at the School of Medicine, are distinguished this Thursday, November 16th, with the Maria de Sousa prize.
The Grünenthal Dor Prize 2022, in basic research, was awarded to work carried out by researchers from the ICVS ReNEU and NoPain thematic teams, published in the Stem Cells & Development journal.
The ICVS researchers are part of 65 UMinho scientists who are in the 2% most cited in the world over the last year, according to a study by Stanford University (USA) and the Elsevier editorial group.
“Discovering the Connections between Space and Human Health”, the activity developed by ICVS researchers was a success at the European Researchers' Night, an event that took place last Friday, September 29th, at Altice Forum Braga.
ICVS researcher Miguel Quintas Neves has received the award for best scientific work of the year by the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), on 21.09.2023 (World Alzheimer’s Disease Day), in Vienna, Austria, during the Society’s annual congress. “Divergent magnetic resonance…