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(2020-04-25)A neuron's curse is that at every given time, with the information available to it, it must choose to either send a signal to its neighbouring cells or remain silent. It has evolved to be the optimal decision unit and, ...
Direct Effect of Glucocorticoids on the Developing Cardiovascular System: Studies in the Chicken Embryo (2020-01-22)Glucocorticoid therapy for threatened with preterm labour and in preterm neonates has become common practice in the last 40 years. This treatment is based on the pioneering work of Liggins who discovered that development ...
Graded lines: using genetic variation in neuronal projections to understand functional organization (2019-11-30)In this thesis, I investigated the interactions between brain regions in mice, with an emphasis on the motor system. Whilst brain areas are typically studied in isolation, they exist to act upon one other, and we lack even ...