Knitting neurons - in the top 10 discoveries of 2016 for Québec Science

A discovery made in collaboration with Yves De Koninck of the Neurophotonics Centre has been listed as one of the top 10 discoveries of 2016 by Québec Science, and is a candidate for the magazine's people's choice award for discovery of the year. This discovery, a collaboration between neuroscientists and physicists, offers hope for repair of nerve connections, and even a way to create new ones.  

Learn more about this discovey in the Québec Science magazine, and vote for this discovery here: Tricoter les neurones - Québec Science

Read the original research article in the Journal of Neuroscience: 

Magdesian MH, G Lopez-Ayon M, Mori M, Boudreau D, Goulet-Hanssens A, Sanz R, Miyahara Y, Barrett CJ, Fournier AE, De Koninck Y et al..  2016.  Rapid Mechanically Controlled Rewiring of Neuronal Circuits.. J Neurosci. 36(3):979-87.