I’m a young doctor with a fascination for human interaction and the secrets of the brain. Working in a neurology department, made me realise that the interaction between research, cure and care is viable to improve care for our patients. Neuro-oncology is a field with great challenges. Patients with a brain tumor still have poor […]
Fernando has received the Trainee Poster Award for his work, which was also a presentation in the workshop on “Phase transitions in the brain” at the Computational Neuroscience meeting in Barcelona. Congratulations Fernando!!
With the end of the academic year nearing, we held a celebratory lab BBQ, right inbetween thunder storms. Special thanks to amazing BSc/MSc students Floris Tijhuis, Vera Belgers, Sofia Orellana, Biniam Melese Bekele, Dora Brooks and Lucas Breedt for their valuable contributions in the past year, and best of luck with your future endeavors!! And […]
Come check out the Educational Day, where Linda will talk about resting-state fMRI for language mapping, or visit one of the following posters!! Tuesday T404 | Amyloid-β relates to lower structural degree and higher local efficiency in the posterior cingulate | Laura Jonkman, Martijn Steenwijk, Yvon Galis, Nicky Boesen, Annemieke Rozemuller, Jeroen Geurts, Frederik Barkhof, […]
We are very happy to continue our research with an NWO-Vidi! This is a short summary of the 5-year project: Cognitive deterioration in lesional brain disease, such as cerebrovascular accidents, multiple sclerosis and glioma, weighs heavily on patients, their caregivers and society, particularly since curative treatment is unavailable. Variation in cognitive decline is large: some […]
We had a great time at the National Platform for Complex Systems in Utrecht! From left to right: Marike van Lingen (RA), Biniam Bekele Melese (MSc student), Lucas Breedt (MSc student), Floris Tijhuis (MSc student), Dora Brooks (BSc student), Linda Douw (PI), Tianne Numan (Postdoc), Shanna Kulik (PhD student), Sofia Orellana (MSc student), Margot Wagenmakers […]
I am trained in statistical mechanics and applied topology. My current interests are in using methods of topology, geometry, statistical mechanics, and topological data analysis (TDA) in neuroscience. During my Ph.D. at Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil), I studied the topological aspects of phase transitions in classical Hamiltonian systems. Later, I spend one year as a […]
In order to celebrate the first included subject for our MultiModal Brain study (which aims to use multilayer graph theory in order to advance our understanding of individual differences in cognitive functioning), we had a little get together with the large team and ate this homemade MuMoBrain-logo cake!
By Shanna Kulik, Tianne Numan, Linda Douw Update: this paper has now been published in Eneuro! With great interest we read the recent BioRxiv contribution by Aerts and colleagues (2018). We would here like to informally offer some of our thoughts and suggestions on this piece of work. In this simulation study, Aerts and colleagues […]