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- A variation of the genome predisposing to Alzheimer’s disease
The inheritance of small changes in DNA alters the expression of the PM20D1 gene and is associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Manel Esteller collaboration with Dr Johannes Gräff‘s group.
- Human brain is capable of building structures with up to 11 dimensions
Neuroscientists used algebraic topology with the assistance of mathematicians Kathryn Hess from EPFL and Ran Levi from Aberdeen University to study the brain’s neural network.
Interesting Engineering >
- Philippe Conus interviewed in In Vivo
Prof Conus believes that collaboration between the various branches of psychiatry is essential.
In Vivo, Special Mental Illnesses edition >
- Kathryn Hess, a born mathematician
Professor at EPFL, Kathryn Hess Bellwald, puts into practice her discipline, the topology, to better understand how the brain works. She is also committed to the promotion of female science careers.
- Switzerland’s course for mathematically gifted children
Kathryn Hess Bellwald, a Swiss-American mathematician at EPFL, knows all about the challenges of being an exceptionally bright children, she grew up with them –she started university at age 14.
- Science progresses to reduce stress and depression
Do not eat too much fat, not too salty, or too sweet. Avoid smoking. Drink moderately. Happiness also happens following the adage mens sana in corpore sano. But can these “pleasure hormones” well known by each runner, be stimulated? Some answers from Alexandre Dayer of the University of Geneva.
Tribune de Genève
- The dark side of glutamate
Excessive glutamate has deleterious effects and is involved in several brain pathologies such as epilepsy, schizophrenia, or Alzheimer’s disease. The explanations of Kim Do for the radio show CQFD.
RTS radio, La Première – CQFD