3D Imaging removes secrets of communication between brain cells

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Prof. Andrea Volterra and his team from the Department of Fundamental Neuroscience (UNIL) have pioneered a new approach allowing correct study of astrocyte-synapse-blood vessel interactions: 3D volumetric two-photon imaging. This method enables an unprecedented, comprehensive view of the multiform astrocyte Read more…


Theodore Ott prize 2017 to Christian Lüscher and Andrea Volterra

Andrea Volterra & Christian Lüscher The Theodore Ott Award 2017 will be granted to two researchers for their remarkable works in neurosciences : Prof. Andrea Volterra from the Lausanne university. His group explores the central role, long ignored, of astrocytes Read more…


Kim Do and Andrea Volterra new members of the SAMS

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The Senate of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) appointed Kim Do and Andrea Volterra, project leaders at the NCCR-Synapsy, as individual members of the Academy. Kim Do is associate professor at the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of Read more…