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Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining (brown) of an intraneural Lewy-body in the Substantia nigra in Parkinson's disease.

What occurs in the brain and body with Parkinson's Disease?

We may not fully understand what causes the Parkinson's puzzle, but we do know that there is loss of neurons throughout the brain. Dr Beverley Henley in the Human Health Institute at Maynooth University is exploring ways to better understand this disease.

Farfalle pasta bows

Should we love carbohydrates and sugars?

Research by Aoife Harbison of our Dept of Chemistry investigates why carbohydrates are seen as public enemy number one in our modern world and why it's time to change this negative perception.

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Monday, 15 April 2019

Engineering Mathematics Entrance Preparatory Course

Friday, 21 December 2018 to Friday, 01 February 2019

CAO applicants: thinking of choosing Music or Music Technology at Maynooth?

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Sam Keogh and Aislinn O'Donnell in Conversation

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Psychology@20 Research Day

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