Neurons

Scientists unveiled the first steps in the construction of vision

By decoding the genetic mechanisms that control the neurons of the visual system, researchers at UNIGE are unveiling the first steps in the construction of vision, paving the way for regenerative eye medicine.

Direct toxic action of beta-amyloid identified

Scientists have identified early cellular dysfunction in Alzheimer's patients who have already developed clinical symptoms contain large clumps of the protein beta-amyloid, known as plaques.