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Neuroscience Finland 2018


May 2, 2018 (12-18)


University of Helsinki, Main Building, Small Lecture Hall (Fabianinkatu 33, Helsinki)




  • Åsa Mackenzie, Uppsala University, Sweden: 
    Midbrain dopamine subpopulations in reward and motivation

  • Annika Hultén, Aalto University: 
    Word abstractness is an emerging property of language, mirrored in neural activity

  • Tarja Malm, University of Eastern Finland: 
    Modelling human microglia in neurodegeneration

  • Miriam Nokia, University of Jyväskylä: 
    Hippocampal plasticity and learning

  • Tomi Rantamäki, University of Helsinki: 
    Nitrous oxide and rapid-acting antidepressant mechanisms

  • Aleksi Sihvonen, University of Turku and Helsinki: 
    Neural basis of acquired amusia: from brain lesions to function

  • Merja Voutilainen, University of Helsinki: 
    Effect of CDNF in SOD1-G93A mouse model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis


  • Neuroscientist of the Year: Miia Kivipelto: Karolinska Institute and University of Eastern Finland
    Multidomian interventions to prevent cognitive impairment and Alzheimer

  • Novartis Neuroscience Award for the best PhD thesis: Jaakko Kopra: University of Helsinki: Endogenous GDNF as a regulator of midbrain dopamine neurons



Poster session                                                  

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More information from BRSF secretary:

PREVIOUS Neuroscience Finland meetings:

Brain Research Society of Finland

Suomen Aivotutkimusseura ry


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