Institute for Ageing

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Microglia in the aging brain

The Ageing Biology Centre are delighted to host Professor Erik Boddeke, Dean of Research at University Medical Centre Groningen.

Date/Time: 27th February 2018, 12.30 - 13.30

Venue: Great Gable Seminar Room, Campus for Ageing and Vitality

Erik Boddeke is Professor of Medical Physiology/Neurophysiology.

From 1988 until 1995 he was head of a research laboratory and group leader at Sandoz and at Novartis Research in Basel, Switzerland. Since 1998 he is professor of Physiology at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG).

During the period 2000-2015 he was head of the Neuroscience Research department (UMCG) and from 2009 until 2015 director of the University of Groningen Neuroscience Research School BCN. His work focusses on glia and ageing and on neural stem cells.

Professor Boddeke has successfully supervised more than 25 PhD student projects and he has more than 200 publications to his name.  Since May 2015 he has been appointed as Dean of Research at the UMCG.