The November issue opens with a sky full of stars: not the heavens above us, but synapses present in our brain. An innovative and surprising study guided by Prof. Antonio Malgaroli in fact, was the first to “photograph” the synaptic activity, in real time and at a very high resolution.
Various and numerous are our monthly news: a sophisticated microscopy technology has enabled the Experimental Imaging Center to unveil the role of p53, “guardian” of the human genome. Publishedthe first encouraging results of “Health in the Mirror“, the UniSR/OSR project dedicated to the recovery of psycho-physical well-being for cancer patients: Dr. Mattei and Brombin tell us about their study and the fundamental contribution of biostatistics. The immune system in stroke in the elderly: Dr. Bacigaluppi, Gullotta and Butti tell their research, winner of the Cariplo Foundation “Young Researchers” grant. We also present Alexandra Derevianko, one of our #TalentiUniSR students: Psychology student and Head Cheerleader, whose three-year thesis was presented at BookCity Milano. Among the Curiosiscience, the Human Cell Atlas, the international project with the ambitious goal of cataloging the 30 million cells present in the human body.