The emerging role of glia in synapse degeneration in Alzheimer’s: an interview with Tara Spires-Jones

Written by Tara Spires-Jones (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Tara Spires-Jones is a Professor of Neurodegeneration at the University of Edinburgh (UK). Tara is also the Deputy Director of the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, a Group Leader at the UK Dementia Research Institute and the founding Editor-in-Chief of Brain Communications, a translational neuroscience journal that is the Open Access sister journal of Brain. In addition to this, Tara also runs a lab group of around 15 fantastic students, technicians and postdocs. In this interview, Tara speaks about the special lecture that she presented at the FENS Virtual Forum of Neuroscience (11–15 July 2020) on neuron–glia interactions in synapse...

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