15  April 2013


De Hersenstichting kent een subsidie van 35.000 euro toe aan de volgende NIN projecten:

Dr. Maarten H.P. Kole, Action potential-dependent neuron-glia signaling and myelin maintenance

Dr. Helmut W. Kessels, The effects of amyloid beta on glutamatergic synapses that drive inhibitory neurons
Prof. dr. Damiaan Denys, Elucidating the mechanism of Deep Brain Stimulation in compulsive disorders

1 February 2013

Christian Lohmann receives a VICI grant.



15 January 2013, Press release ERC: The 3000th ERC grant went to the Social Brain Lab at the NIN [press release] Social Brain Lab - ERC (YouTube movie)


27 June 2012

Helmut Kessels receives a VIDI grant for the project:

The effects of amyloid beta on synapses in the brain.

1  April 2011 
Dick Swaab was appointed Professor to the Chao Kuang Piu Chair of Zhejiang University Medical School in Hangzhou, China, in recognition of his scholarship and outstanding achievements. (photo)


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Neuroscience & Vision Symposia 2014 
Friday, 24 October 2014, 16:00 h



16:00 Danique Jeurissen
16:20 Matt Self

Perceptual organization in the macaque and human visual cortex


16.45 h Discussion followed by drinks             



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28 March 2014, 10:00 h, Agnietenkapel Amsterdam


Marie Orre will defend her thesis entitled:


Glia in Alzheimer's disease and aging. Molecular mechanisms underlying astrocyte and microglia reactivity.


Supervisor: Elly Hol

4 April 2014, 14:00 h, Agnietenkapel Amsterdam


Jeroen Melief will defend his thesis entitled:


The stress axis in multiple sclerosis. Clinical, cellular and molecular aspects.


Supervisor: Dick Swaab. Co-supervisors Inge Huitinga and Jorg Hamann