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Paper on balanced cholinergic modulation accepted for publication

Filipe’s work, which reveals a balance in cholinergic modulation of spinal motor circuits due to the opposing actions of M2 and M3 muscarinic receptors, has been accepted for publication in Scientific Reports. The paper entitled “Balanced cholinergic modulation of spinal locomotor … Continue reading

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Paper on astrocyte-derived metamodulation accepted for publication

David and Matt’s work demonstrating astrocyte-derived metamodulation, which involves interactions between adenosinergic and dopaminergic signalling within spinal motor circuits, has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of Neurophysiology. Acton D., Broadhead M.J. & Miles, G. B. (2018). Modulation of … Continue reading

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Paper on dysregulation of AMPARs in C9ORF72 ALS accepted for publication in Nature Communications

A multi-centre paper we contributed to, which shows dysregulation of AMPAR expression in C9ORF72 ALS, has just been accepted for publication in Nature Communications. This paper includes Amit’s findings that ALS patient iPSC-derived motoneurons do not show dysfunctional phenotypes when … Continue reading

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Review on gliotransmission in spinal motor circuits accepted for publication

David’s review on gliotransmission in spinal motor circuits has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of Neurophysiology. Acton D. & Miles, G. B. (2017). Gliotransmission and adenosinergic modulation: insights from mammalian spinal motor networks. Journal of Neurophysiology (in … Continue reading

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NMDA receptor co-agonists and spinal circuits – paper accepted

David’s work on the roles of NMDA receptor co-agonists, D-serine and glycine, within spinal motor circuits has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of Neurophysiology. Acton D. & Miles, G. B. (2017). Differential regulation of NMDA receptors by … Continue reading

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Na pump paper ‘featured article’ in The Journal of Neuroscience

Laurence, Filipe and Matt’s work on the role of Na pumps in spinal motor networks has been published in the latest issue of the Journal of Neuroscience where it has also been highlighted in the “This Week in the Journal” … Continue reading

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Sodium pumps and motor control – paper accepted

Laurence, Filipe and Matt’s work on the role of sodium pumps in mammalian spinal motor networks has just been accepted for publication in The Journal of Neuroscience. Picton, L. D., Nascimento, F., Broadhead, M. J., Sillar, K. T., & Miles, … Continue reading

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Paper on organic LEDs for high-resolution optogenetics published in Science Advances

Our collaborative work with colleagues from Physics, Malte Gather and Anje Steude, has just been published in Science Advances. A. Steude, E.C. Witts, G.B. Miles, M.C. Gather (2016). Arrays of microscopic organic LEDs for high-resolution optogenetics. Science Advances, 2(5). [Link]

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Adenosine-mediated modulation of spinal neurons – paper accepted for publication

Emily and Filipe’s study of the effects of adenosine receptor activation on ventral horn interneurons and motoneurons has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of Neurophysiology. Emily C. Witts, Filipe Nascimento and Gareth B. Miles. “Adenosine-mediated modulation of … Continue reading

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Glial-neuronal interactions paper accepted for publciation

David’s study of glial-neuronal interactions within spinal motor control circuitry has just been accepted for publication in PLOS ONE. David Acton and Gareth B. Miles. “Stimulation of glia reveals modulation of mammalian spinal motor networks by adenosine” PLOS ONE (in … Continue reading

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