Astrocitos

Células gliales en forma de estrella que tienen una serie de funciones, incluyendo el mantenimiento de la barrera hematoencefálica, la provisión de nutrientes a las neuronas, la reparación del tejido nervioso después de una lesión, y la facilitación de la neurotransmisión.

Nerissa Culi

Nerissa received her MSci in Neuroscience from The University of Nottingham where she studied the protective effects of hypothermia on brain physiology. During her placement year, she investigated the role of inflammation in the development of Alzheimer’s Disease using MRI and computational techniques. Nerissa now works in digital marketing where she exercises her analytical skills as a Tech Account Manager, helping businesses to grow through optimisation and automation. Outside of work she loves trying out new restaurants, travelling and baking.

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