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Pioneering studies of scientists from the Nencki Institute have allowed the identification of diverse types of macrophages accumulating in malignant gliomas. Macrophages are the guardian cells of the immune system which turn “bad”, and actively support glioma growth. Understanding the origin ...
With over 72 million cases and 1.6 million deaths worldwide, COVID-19 has emerged as an alarming cause of fear, devastation, grief, paranoia, anxiety, and depression across the glove. A new study from the BRAINCITY Center of Excellence for Neural Plasticity and Brain Disorders at the Nencki ...
Research carried out in the Laboratory of Molecular Basis of Behavior, describes cellular processes specific to the brain of alcohol addicted mice.   The behavior of an alcohol addict is extremely stereotypical. Most of their activities and thoughts are focused on drinking ...
During each moment, a vast amount of different stimuli reach our senses – sounds, sensations, and objects in the field of view. Since the capacity of our attention is limited, we only processes a small fraction of them. So what happens to the stimuli that reaches our senses, but do not get ...
On 15-16th November, over 400 representatives of science from Poland and  abroad, participated in a jubilee two-day conference organized in Warsaw, to celebrate 100 years of the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. During the ceremony, the achievements of ...