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Basic neurosciences research

Neuronal repair in the brains of Alzheimer's patients

Scientist Dr. Isabelle Aubert is working to induce neuronal repair in the brains of Alzheimer's patients using gene, cell and pharmacological therapeutic approaches.

Dr. Aubert’s research interests are in brain development, adult neurogenesis and regeneration.

Visit the brain repair group for more information.

Treating hydrocephalus

A laboratory team is performing physiological studies using novel mathematical models and new surgical intervention procedures. They are also testing imaging techniques to identify relevant absorption pathways.

Achievements to date include:

  • quantifying the importance of the lymphatic system in transporting CSF
  • developing new concepts about CSF absorption and the role of the relevant absorption pathways
  • “rewriting” the textbook on CSF physiology

Visit the lymphatic research group for more information.